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The Ghosts & Jamal, Bridget Blankley Review

Book Blast review of The Ghosts and Jamal about a young orphan surviving Nigeria’s internal conflicts marked by terrorism and religious strife. “As far as Jamal could tell, only two things were wrong: a dirty […]

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Lesley Blanch A Bohemian Life, Waterstones London News Archive

Lesley Blanch’s memoirs, On The Wilder Shores of Love: A Bohemian Life, published posthumously by Virago, will now be available in paperback. Join Lennie Goodings, Anne Sebba and others for an evening celebrating Trailblazing Women […]

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Her Brilliant Career the 1950s Woman Rachel Cooke Review

The stereotypical view of the 1950s woman is reflected in vintage postcards on sale at stalls in Portobello Market, featuring colourful ads for hoovers, OMO, ‘Empire’ baby pants, or Kenwood chef food processors alongside an […]