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Why This Book – The Children’s Pond

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Why This Book – The Children’s Pond

Occasional notes on the Going West programme this year.

The Children’s Pond is Tina Shaw’s latest book. Her first novel Birdie attracted my attention in 1996 and she spoke at the Going West Festival the next year. Now with some half a dozen novels, a cluster of children’s novels, a few anthologies and assorted other non-fiction titles, she has reached a peak of the writer’s craft with this novel. It has been described as ‘ dealing with challenging themes and subject matter… with a story of the unexplained death of a young woman and a compelling collision between the past and the present.’ Welcome back Tina.

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