Neil Rathmell – writer

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Telling tales

One day, when she was a little girl, my mother lost her temper with her older sister, Dinah, who had been telling lies about her. In her still barely articulate … Continue reading

December 14, 2019 · 1 Comment

A Reader’s Diary, 5 November 2014

John Sutherland of The Times is quoted under the heading ‘Praise for The Lie’ in the paperback edition of the book as saying, ‘Helen Dunmore’s two resources are imagination and … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 · Leave a comment