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This month Gin reviews
The Other Side of the World
by Stephanie Bishop

In Stephanie Bishop’s second novel, understated prose forms a realistic work of heft and feck. This novel tells the story of a family turned upside-down moving from England to Australia. A circular narrative imitates the journey of the characters along an arc in time and place. Her writing imagines the 1960s and 1970s of Cambridge, Delhi and Perth with alarming clarity. The novel asks questions of identity, gender and power and offers the other side of the story. A subtle creation of great power.

 

 

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This month Steph reviews
Grandad's Island

by Benji Davies

 

Featuring the stunning illustrations and lyrical text we’ve all come to love from Davies, Grandad’s Island deals with the issue of losing a grandparent in a subtle, beautiful way. With the same colour and texture that made us fall in love with On Sudden Hill and The Storm Whale, this book tells the story of Syd and his Grandad as they go on an adventure through a magic door, hop on a big boat and visit a tropical island with a colourful jungle. A thoroughly satisfying and heartfelt story with explores an important issue in a very unique, clever way.


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