Helen Dunmore

Birdcage Walk

By Helen Dunmore - Published 2017

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Bristol in the latter decade of the 18th century. Elizabeth (or Lizzie as she is mostly known), narrates the story in the first ...Read Review

Exposure

By Helen Dunmore - Published 2015Published 2016

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London 1960. Simon Callington is a relatively junior civil servant, working in naval intelligence. He has a German-born Jewish wife, Lily, who was brought ...Read Review

The Lie

By Helen Dunmore - Published 2014Published WSP15

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Literary

Cornwall 1920. Daniel Branwell has survived the Great War as an infantryman; with his mother, his only relation, having died whilst he was serving ...Read Review

The Greatcoat

By Helen Dunmore - Published 2012

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With rationing and housing shortages continuing in 1952 England, Dr. Philip Carey and his new wife, Isabel, make do with a cold, shabby flat ...Read Review

The Betrayal

By Helen Dunmore - Published 2011

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Literary

Lime trees are depicted in Helen Dunmore’s novels The Siege and The Betrayal, both set in 20th-century Leningrad. Both were listed for ...Read Review

Counting the Stars

By Helen Dunmore - Published 2008

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Romance

Ancient Rome in the late Republic was an unsettled place: violence, corruption and murder were a tangible part of the brutal world empire ...Read Review

House of Orphans

By Helen Dunmore - Published 2006

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Literary

Set in Finland in 1901, House of Orphans tells the stories of Eeva and Lauri, childhood friends separated by death and politics. Eeva grows ...Read Review

A Spell Of Winter

By Helen Dunmore - Published 2001

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Literary

This novel of early 20th century English pastoral life is a compelling story of a brother and sister whose lives evolve from innocent ...Read Review