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The Salt Madonna – book review

The Salt Madonna – book review

The Salt Madonna by Catherine Noske — review by Jenny Dowell This is one for those of us who love a crime novel while relishing a beautiful literary style and a touch of the unexplained. As a bonus, this is an Australian novel where the sense of time and place…

Your libraries

Your libraries

During this time of increased isolation, reading may have become a more important activity for you. Richmond Tweed Regional Library’s thirteen branches are the place to go and part of the service enables you to reserve books which interest you online. There is free internet & Wi-Fi, eBooks, CDs &…

Book Review – A Room Made of Leaves

Book Review – A Room Made of Leaves

A Room Made of Leaves Author: Kate Grenville Book review: Jenny Dowell Late in this wonderful novel, Kate Grenville writes ‘This story…may appear to speak with authority, but might it be nothing more than the mischievous invention of a sly old woman?’ Who is the ‘sly old woman’? At first…