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Top 40 Book Club : Top 40 Book Club Reads 2016
BOOK CLUB READS Top 40 2016 19 FICTION FICTION Swimming Home Mary-Rose MacColl Set in the mid-1920s, Catherine Quick leaves her home in the Torres Strait Islands to move to London after becoming orphaned to live with her aunt. She misses her home and the ocean that she swam in every day but is determined to give her new life a go to please her aunt, Louisa. When Catherine has a chance meeting with a rich American, Manfred Lear Black, she is given the opportunity to train in swimming in New York in the hope that she will become the first woman to succes sfully swim the English Channel. There is a thread of mystery throughout the novel and MacColl details post-war London beautifully. This novel is a fantastic read.
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