The Book Boy by Joanna Trollope

The Book Boy

Joanna Trollope

95 pages first pub 2006 (editions)

fiction short stories emotional fast-paced


Alice is 38 and has a house, a husband, two teenage children and a part-time job. She thinks she ought to be happy, but he isn't. Instead she feels that she has vanished, that she is like something lost down the back of the sofa. Because Alice has...

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inspiring 50%
lighthearted 50%


fast 100%

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Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

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