The Leaving of Liverpool Hardcover – Oct 15 2007
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Past and present intertwine in this warm, gently nostalgic drama -- a gem
a real page-turner from a master of the genre, with believeable characters and lots of period details --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
Maureen Lee was born in Liverpool and had numerous short stories published and a play professionally staged before her first novel was published. Her award-winning novels have earned her many fans. Her latest novel, The Leaving of Liverpool, was a Sunday Times top ten bestseller. She is an RNA winner, and writes full time. Maureen now lives in Colchester, Essex.
To find out more, visit www.maureenlee.co.uk --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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I find the author's prose to be interesting and realistic. The people she writes about are flawed, and sometimes not nice. As usual in most Lee books, family, infidelity,grief, loss, and marriage play a prominent role.
While I liked this novel, it wasn't perfect. The ending felt really weak. After all the build up in the book, we are sort of left hanging on a variety of issues. I was also a bit disappointed in the character of Mollie who gave up searching for her sister a bit too quickly.
Overall, though, this was a good book. I would recommend it for fans of Lee's or fans of historical fiction.