Hearts and Minds - Amanda Craig Reviews
Description:ISBN 0316724831 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Amanda Craig / Hardcover / 432 Pages / Book is published 2009-04-30 by Little, Brown
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by - written on 16/07/11 (Very useful, 116 readings)
----- Background ----- 'Hearts and Minds' by Amanda Craig is one of three books that I randomly bought from Amazon (£4.19), without even checking what it was about first. The cover on my copy is different from the one in Dooyoo catalogue, with black background and the title written with different coloured letters. The story begins with a description of a female body being dumped in a pond and I was glad that I bought a thriller as it is not normally my first choice when buying books. 'Hearts and Minds' initially seems like a collection of five different storylines, although the reader has a feeling that somehow they might be connected ... Read the complete review
by - written on 30/07/10 (Very useful, 165 readings)
Hearts and Minds is a novel which focuses on the daily lives of the immigrant community in the sometimes impersonal and always bustling city of London. Reading the blurb at the back of the book did not initially fill me with a huge desire to get stuck in - but I am not a Londoner and I think I was struggling with a bit of immigration fatigue (lots of immigrant 'bashing' in the media). I consider myself fairly liberal but this book changed my rather unimaginative ideas about immigration. I think it is a deeply riveting and worthwhile read. Plot ----- The novel opens with the finding of a body in one of the ponds in Hampstead. I had just visited ... Read the complete review
by - written on 24/08/09 (Very useful, 69 readings)
Having picked this up for 50p in a charity shop as I liked the cover was interested to know what this book would be about. Set in the current time in London the story focusses on the underworld of illegal immigrants as 5 interlinking stories meet. Characters Polly - a human rights lawyer who spends all of her time working with immigrants before they are deported. Despite this she employs a nanny who is not in the country legally which seemed to me to be a real contradiction in terms. The character of Polly, whilst seeming at time like a bleeding heart liberal develops throughout the novel as she is forced to see both the good and bad side of ... Read the complete review
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