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A powerful, moving and inspiring account of two ultumately intertwining lives.
When a young Englishman raised in a repressive religious background finds himself confronted by a Nepalese jhankri shaman in the Bengal Himalaya, it is the start of an extraordinary adventure of self-discovery.
In the first volume of his epic memoir cycle, My Struggle, Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgaard recounts the emotional vicissitudes of his adolescence and young adulthood with a sense of guilelessness and detail unprecedented in literature.
This is another of that very special kind of picture book which blurs the boundaries between what is for children and what can be appreciated by adults. The poet Michael Rosen wrote the book after the death of his son and Quentin Blake illustrates it sensitively.
Marian's sister Lucy was murdered by Fred West and all she and her family knew was that Lucy had disappeared, never came home one evening. The remains were not found for years. Marian's book describes her own journey with grief, loss, guilt, forgiveness and resolution.