Review: Maria in the Moon by Louise Beech @LouiseWriter @orendabooks


Check out this review of the book, Maria in the Moon, by Louise Beech, as featured on the Novel Gossip blog.

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Release date: September 30, 2017

Publisher: Orenda Books

Genre: Contemporary Fiction

Blurb:

Long ago my beloved Nanny Eve chose my name. Then one day she stopped calling me it. I try now to remember why, but I just can’t.’


Thirty-one-year-old Catherine Hope has a great memory. But she can’t remember everything. She can’t remember her ninth year. She can’t remember when her insomnia started. And she can’t remember why everyone stopped calling her Catherine-Maria. With a promiscuous past, and licking her wounds after a painful breakup, Catherine wonders why she resists anything approaching real love. But when she loses her home to the deluge of 2007 and volunteers at Flood Crisis, a devastating memory emerges … and changes everything. Dark, poignant and deeply moving, Maria in the Moon is an examination of the nature of memory and truth, and the defences we build…

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