Rosie’s Book Review Team #RBRT Cathy reviews My Grandfather’s Eyes by Bev Spicer

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Today’s review comes from Cathy, she blogs at http://betweenthelinesbookblog.wordpress.com

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Cathy chose to read and review My Grandfather’s Eyes by Bev Spicer

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Alex’s story is told, in the first person and present tense and draws the reader into her world of extremely well drawn and distinct, albeit not always likeable, characters that surround her. The narrative begins with the death of Alex’s grandfather, his funeral and the first signs that maybe something about this family is slightly skewed. The heated words Alex overhears exchanged between her mother and father later that night unnerve her although she’s not sure why.

And then, back to the present where Alex’s husband, Richard, is in hospital in a critical condition as Alex waits for news. Thereafter the timeline alternates between past and present giving an insight into Alex’s sometimes irrational thoughts and feelings, or rather the lack of them, since she was a young…

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