Mr Starlight - Laurie Graham Reviews
Description:ISBN 0007234082 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Laurie Graham / Edition: New edition / Paperback / 316 Pages / Book is published 2006-07-03 by ... more
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Customer Mr Starlight - Laurie Graham Reviews (2)
by - written on 10/06/09 (Very useful, 21 readings)
It's been a long time since I've read a book like this. Meaning one which I struggled to put it down and am pretty likely to go out and buy. Having read Laurie Grahams' The Dress Circle and The future homemakers of America, this book is just as fresh as any of the other novels she has produced. This book describes the life of the Boffs, through the views and ideas of Cledwyn Boff (Cled). He's a working class man from the northern parts of England living with his mum and brother Selwyn (Sel or Mr Starlight) Together they form a duet with Cled on piano and Sel as the lead vocalist. Although they are brothers there is a clear difference between the ... Read the complete review
by - written on 15/04/09 (Very useful, 103 readings)
~About The Author~ Mr Starlight was the 8th fiction novel from Laurie Graham, also the author of Gone with the Windsors and The Future Homemakers of America. Graham grew up in Leicester in the 1950's and now lives in Venice with her husband. ~Plot Summary~ Mr Starlight is a story told from the point of view of Cled Boff; one half the one-time group, the Boff Brothers. Cled leads us through the story of his Birmingham born childhood, absent father and a mother who picked favourites (he wasn't the favourite!) as well as the journey to America that sees his brother, Sel, create the enigmatic Mr Starlight as his onstage persona. Is the dream-life ... Read the complete review
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