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Top 40 Book Club : Top 40 Book Club Reads 2018
[ FICTION [ English Animals Laura Kaye For Mirka, a 19-year old Slovakian migrant seeking a better life with Richard and Sophie Parker at Fairmont Hall, English country life is full of surprises – some not very pleasant. Advertising for a worker who is not squeamish about touching dead animals, Mirka assumes she will either be a cook or an au pair. Instead she becomes involved in taxidermy, Richard’s latest business scheme. Mirka’s reserved nature masks loneliness and the rejection from home and country she has experienced when her family refuse to accept her sexuality. Home life with the Parkers blends old-fashioned country living with alcohol fuelled chaos, leading to relationship complications. As deceptively simple as one of Mirka’s taxidermy scenes, the challenge in this novel is understanding what you are really seeing. What should I read next? The Road Home by Rose Tremain Borrow the audiobook through RBdigital now! [26 [
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