Day: July 27, 2016

Rosie’s #BookReview Team #RBRT THE FLOWER SELLER by Ellie Holmes @EllieHWriter #wwwblogs

My review of ‘The Flower Seller’ for #RBRT

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Today’s team review is from Alison, she blogs at https://alisonwilliamswriting.wordpress.com/

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Alison has been reading The Flower Seller by Ellie Holmes

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First of all, the blurb for this book is far too long. It makes me want to get out my red pen and start furiously cutting away. Hopefully it won’t put people off, because this is a lovely book.

Jessie is in her early forties, and is struggling to come to terms with her husband’s betrayal. She meets a younger man, but she isn’t sure if she can trust him either. The novel is told mostly from Jessie’s point of view, sometimes moving into her husband William’s viewpoint, and sometimes into the point of view of Owen, her younger lover.

I didn’t mind the point of view switches. It did add a new dimension when we saw things from William’s side. The switches are kept separate from each other, apart…

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