Books

My top three isolation/lockdown reads

The Skylark’s War by Hilary McKay. Written for children, and set in the Edwardian era, The Skylark’s War provides cosy escapism into a very different time, but also offers parallels between then and now. Clarry, Peter and Rupert face a crisis (the first world war) that changes their lives, the lives of all those around them, and requires them to…

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