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The Sweet Girl

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The Sweet Girl, Annabel Lyon, book reviewI hadn’t previously come across Annabel Lyon’s books before reading her new release The Sweet Girl, although apparently she is very much the up and coming writer on the Canadian literary scene. She started out as an author of short stories and novellas, with her debut novel The Golden Mean first published in 2009; it became an award winner and best-seller in Canada, as well as being a finalist for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. The Golden Mean was about about the relationship between Alexander the Great and his tutor Aristotle, while The Sweet Girl, billed a sequel to the first novel, moves on to look at Aristotle’s home life and beloved only daughter in his later years.


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