The Perfect Lie - Emily Barr Reviews
Description:ISBN 0755351320 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Emily Barr / Hardcover / 320 Pages / Book is published 2010-05-13 by Headline Review
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by - written on 24/05/10, updated on 30/03/12 (Very useful, 138 readings)
Walking past the latest releases at my local library, my attention was grabbed by an attractive blue and pink coloured hardback book which turned out to be 'The Perfect Lie' by Emily Barr. I probably wouldn't have picked this up, as the cover looked a little bit too feminine and 'fluffy' for my tastes, but I could faintly recall reading a positive review of the novel so decided to give it a chance. I was definitely pleased with my choice as the girly cover really doesn't give any hint of what is, at times, quite a harrowing read, rather than the insubstantial romantic novel I had been expecting. The novel centres around thirty-something Lucy Riddick who seems ... Read the complete review
by - written on 05/05/10 (Very useful, 161 readings)
Lucy Riddick has always dreamed of going to Venice particularly since it's been pinned up on her mum's wall for as long as she can remember. She doesn't think she'll ever get the chance to visit Venice but she's soon proved to be wrong as the secret she's been carrying has finally caught up with her. All of a sudden Lucy realises she needs to escape. She immediately decides that Venice is the place for her and sets off, leaving behind a boyfriend and her life in Cornwall, but it's still not enough and suddenly Lucy finds herself closer to the thing she's been trying to escape from for most of her life... Up until 2008 I hadn't read any of Emily Barr's books. I ... Read the complete review
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