The Finishing Touches - Hester Browne Reviews
Description:ISBN 0340937807 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Hester Browne / Paperback / 352 Pages / Book is published 2010-05-13 by Hodder Paperbacks
Newest Review: ... Betsy was adopted by Lord and Lady Tallimore. After Lady Frances Tallimore's death, the school began to fall into disrepair. ... more
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by - written on 27/11/12 (Very useful, 131 readings)
I came across The Finishing Touches whilst browsing the Tesco bookshelves, looking for nothing in particular. This immediately jumped out at me, mostly because it's all pretty and pink! The front cover is decorated with various girly items and swirly text. The story revolves around Betsy Tallimore and the Tallimore academy. Betsy was abandoned on the step of the Tallimore Academy as a young baby, with the note "Please look after her. I want her to grow up a proper lady". This of course, earned her the name Orphan Annie amongst the girls of the Academy. Betsy was adopted by Lord and Lady Tallimore. After Lady Frances Tallimore's death, the school ... Read the complete review
by - written on 09/06/10, updated on 11/07/10 (Very useful, 40 readings)
There's nothing like a bit of escapism from your sad sad life. You could drink a glass of tesco value orange juice from concentrate, watch a romantic comedy or, if you want to stretch it out a bit, read a romantic comedy. If you were me. The humble pink trash novel is the cheapest product on offer for this kind of escapism, and is easily available from tesco, helpfully. I recommend The Finishing Touches by Hester Brown as chick literature at its best. Despite its being a bit too well-written to qualify as escapist pink "trash", it is pink, and it is escapist, therefore it's well worth buying. Finishing Touches tells the story of Betsy, whose rather ... Read the complete review
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