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Summer of ’76

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Summer of '76 by Isabel AshdownGood books are often described as “unputdownable” by readers who enjoyed them. Having just finished Isabel Ashdown’s third novel, Summer of ’76, I have to say that I unfortunately found it rather “putdownable”. In fact, so putdownable that at one point I took a break from it to clean my bathroom as I just couldn’t face reading any more of it. I have to say that the hours I spent in the company of this book were not particularly well spent, although I am pleased to confirm that my shower head has never been so free of limescale.

Set during the infamous heat wave of the eponymous summer in question, Summer of ‘76 tells the tale of Luke Wolff, a teenager living on the Isle of Wight.


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