Rose Maurice

Rose Maurice works as a bookseller at Readings Doncaster.

Reviews

The House of Impossible Beauties by Joseph Cassara

Reviewed by Rose Maurice

The House of Impossible Beauties charts the glitter and heartbreak of the tumultuous 1980s in New York. Inspired by the iconic documentary Paris is Burning and the real House of Xtravaganza, Joseph C…

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The End of Loneliness by Benedict Wells

Reviewed by Rose Maurice

Benedict Wells’ novel The End of Loneliness had already sold over 250,000 copies in Germany when it was translated into English. With statistics like that, I was curious and somewhat cautious that th…

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The Sixteen Trees of the Somme by Lars Mytting

Reviewed by Rose Maurice

The Sixteen Trees of the Somme is a slow-moving mystery that explores entangled themes of death, grief, history, family and timber. The novel follows Edvard, who grows up on a remote potato farm in N…

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Before Everything by Victoria Redel

Reviewed by Rose Maurice

Before Everything is a poetic and visceral exploration of friendship, life and death, and how we accept losing someone we can’t imagine life without. At the age of 11, Anna, Molly, Ming, Caroline and…

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