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Eve Green by Susan Fletcher

About the book

Pregnant with her first child, Eve Green recalls her mother’s death when she was eight years old and her struggle to make sense of her parents’ mysterious romantic past. Eve is sent to live with her grandparents in rural Wales, where she finds comfort in friendships with Daniel, a quiet farmhand, and Billy, a disabled, reclusive friend of her mother’s. When a ravishing local girl disappears, one of Eve’s friends comes under suspicion. Eve will do everything she can to protect him, but at the risk of complicity in a matter she barely understands. This is a timeless and beautifully told story about family secrets and unresolved liaisons.

Reviewed by The Blank Books Reading Group:

Enjoyable read – nostalgic view of life in rural Wales some 40 years ago. Slowly revealed story and interesting plot with loose ends.

Star rating: ***

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2 thoughts on “Eve Green by Susan Fletcher”

  1. Review by Nat Gonella Reading Group:
    A sensitive and poetic unfolding of characters, gently taking you through some of life’s experiences.
    Star rating: ***

  2. Review by U3A Lymington Reading Group:
    Many loose ends to the story. Cleverly interweaving of time and characters. Great details remembered from childhood.
    Star rating: ***

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