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Review of The Butcher’s Hook by Janet Ellis

Posted on: 18/02/2016 with tags: 18th century, janet ellis, Reviews, the butcher's hook, Georgian

From the start Janet Ellis’ The Butcher’s Hook draws you in to the sights, sounds, smells and textures of Georgian London – be they pleasant or unpleasant. It is an incredibly sensory book – as you walk the streets of London with Anne, to Leveners, to see Fub, the butcher’s apprentice you feel as if you are with her. And Anne is an amazing central character. Determined to say the least – and prioritising her own happiness and future, whatever the cost. Even as it says in the blurb, it means she…

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Janet Ellis discusses The Butcher’s Hook

Posted on: 15/02/2016 with tags: janet ellis, the butcher's hook, Georgian

Here’s a real treat for you, the fabulous Janet Ellis discussing her dark debut The Butcher’s Hook. Janet Ellis talks to editor Lisa Highton on her debut novel The Butcher’s Hook, becoming an author and recording the audiobook. The Butcher’s Hook is the dark and twisted tale of a young girl in 18th-century London determined to take her life in her own hands, no matter the cost. Janet Ellis trained as an actress at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She is best known for presenting Blue Pete…

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