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Review of “The Year of the Rat” by Clare Furniss

Profound, yet upbeat. Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2015 (editor Jane Griffiths) Good Reads Synopsis: Grappling with grief is hard enough without repeat visits from the deceased. Pearl deals with death, life, and family in this haunting, humorous, and poignant debut. The world can tip at any moment… a fact that fifteen-year-old Pearl is all […]