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Holding by Graham Norton
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This was a fine book. Just fine. I’d have given in 4 stars if not for the deeply offensive fat-shaming of the main character.
I was told this book heralds Norton as a talent on par with Maeve Binchy. Sadly for all of us that’s a bit of overselling the matter. I mean, as I said, it’s a fine book. But the “secrets of the village” are the usual and there’s not enough insight or wit to make them seem any less usual. (Secret babies, love affairs, murder...all as basic for an Aga saga as you’ll find.)

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Reading Progress

November 30, 2021 – Started Reading
November 30, 2021 – Shelved
November 30, 2021 – Shelved as: to-read
November 30, 2021 – Finished Reading

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