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Books to look out for this August

H“H is for Hawk” by Helen Macdonald  £16.99   (9780224097000)

Published 31/07/14

As an act of homage to her father Helen Macdonald decided to train a Goshawk. She became entranced by this beautiful creature. “H is for Hawk” is her record of this task and a beautiful description of these raptors. This book is crammed with wonderful nature writing and even has a biography of the amazing T H White, author of “The Goshawk” and “The Once and Future King”.

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“Paying Guests” Sarah Waters Little Brown £20.00   (9780349004365)

Published 28/08/2014

A mother and daughter have to take in lodgers after the death of their husband/father a tragic tale follows. Sarah Waters writes a truly captivating story of class, family, love and murder.

 

 

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