Alison Prince

Keep Shifting the Nuns

Telling Liddy


Bantam Press 206pp £15.99 order from our bookshop

Telling Liddy begins in mid-flow: ‘Bridie put her cup carefully back on its saucer and stared at her sister across the wide pine table. ‘Sorry?’’

There is no reader on earth except the irretrievably unimaginative who will not want to know what has been going on. Authors who have learned their craft in the hard school of children’s writing, as Anne Fine has so notably done, do not waste words,

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