Canvey Island

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케이론교육, Apr 2, 2007 - Fiction - 320 pages
16 Reviews
Profoundly moving and eloquently written, 'Canvey Island' tells the story of changing times in post-war Britain through one family's tragedy and loss. It is a novel about past wounds and past passions, about growing up and growing old, about love, hope and reconciliation.

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User Review  - Pamela Darling - Goodreads

I did enjoy reading Canvey Island, most especially because I recognised most of the places mentioned so was quite a nostalgic journey for me. I was impressed with James Runcie's ability to create the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Julie Hedlund - Goodreads

This is a simple, well-written story about the jumble of love, loss and home and how they blend together in the cocktail of life - often with interesting or unexpected results. I probably would have ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

James Runcie is the author of two novels, The Discovery of Chocolate and The Colour of Heaven. He is also an award-winning film-maker and theatre director and has scripted several films for BBC Television. James Runcie lives in St.Albans with his wife and two daughters.

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