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Guest Editor for December - Harriet Evans

Guest Editor - Harriet Evans

In this special section devoted to our Guest Editor of the Month Harriet Evans discover more about her novels and find out first-hand from her the books that have left an indelible mark on her mind and inspired or influenced her writing.



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A Place for Us
Harriet Evans
Fans of Harriet Evans will probably agree that this big family drama is possibly her best book so far. It is terrific. Like so many of this type of involved family tale it centres around a gathering, in this case...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2015
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Reader Reviewed Not without You
Harriet Evans
Fans of this author will find she has grown up. This is no chic lit romance but a strong tale of shattered ambitions and changes of direction with 50’s Hollywood contrasting with today. It is a tale of jealousy and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2013
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Happily Ever After
Harriet Evans
An ex-publishing insider, she has been described as ‘Rosamunde Pilcher rebooted – in the best possible way’ and her stories are modern, absorbing and compelling. Not sure how much of this story is autobiographical but it charts the ups and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/11/2012
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American Wife
Curtis Sittenfeld
December 2014 Guest Editor Harriet Evans on American Wife... Ooh, this book is so good. I’m saving it to reread for when I really need it. It is so absorbing, so sweeping, and yet it is also so intricate and beautifully...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/03/2009
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I Capture the Castle
Dodie Smith
December 2014 Guest Editor Harriet Evans on I Capture the Castle... This is probably my favourite novel. It gives something new every time I reread it. At first it’s ‘just’ a story of a deliciously eccentric family living in a crumbling...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/08/2012
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Venetia
Georgette Heyer
December 2014 Guest Editor Harriet Evans on Venetia... I was in bed ill for a couple of days last month. As any Georgette Heyer fan knows illness is no bad thing because it means you can reread a Georgette Heyer. I...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/06/2004
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The Blood of Flowers
Anita Amirrezvani
December 2014 Guest Editor Harriet Evans on The Blood of Flowers... This is one of those books that should have got a Richard and Judy or something to make sell a million copies but it was a bit too early for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/04/2008
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Love, Nina Despatches from Family Life
Nina Stibbe
Winner of the Non-Fiction Book of the Year at the Specsavers National Book Awards 2014. Love, Nina: Despatches from Family Life by Nina Stibbe is the laugh-out-loud story of the trials and tribulations of a very particular family. In 1982 Nina...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2014
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January 2015 Guest Editor - Harriet Evans

 

Harriet Evans is a Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling author of seven previous novels, including A Hopeless Romantic, The Love of Her Life, Happily Ever After and Not Without You. She spent a number of years working in the publishing industry before becoming an author fulltime. She lives in London with her family.

 

Her latest novel, A Place for Us, is a big family drama and is possible her best so far. It is out in paperback in January 2015.

 

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American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld

Ooh, this book is so good. I’m saving it to reread for when I really need it. It is so absorbing, so sweeping, and yet it is also so intricate and beautifully written. It is a really important book I think and it should have won every prize going. Click here to read the full review...

 

I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

This is probably my favourite novel. It gives something new every time I reread it. At first it’s ‘just’ a story of a deliciously eccentric family living in a crumbling castle in a beautiful English village (and that’d be quite enough for me!) but it’s so much more than that. Click here to read the full review...

 

Venetia by Georgette Heyer

I was in bed ill for a couple of days last month. As any Georgette Heyer fan knows illness is no bad thing because it means you can reread a Georgette Heyer. I reread Regency Buck and then Venetia and remembered again why Venetia is my favourite of hers. Click here to read the full review...

 

The Blood of Flowers by Anita Amirezzvani

This is one of those books that should have got a Richard and Judy or something to make sell a million copies but it was a bit too early for that. It’s miles better than the Kite Runner, I think, and it taught me so much. Click here to read the full review...

 

Love, Nina by Nina Stibbe

I need a book that gives me a warm safe glow come winter and this is that book. It is genuinely hilarious. I don’t know anyone else who has quite the same turn of phrase, sharp and surreal at the same time. It’s a series of letters written by Nina Stibbe to her sister when she was a nanny for a family in North London in the Eighties. Click here to read the full review...

 

 

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