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A Saucerful of Secrets A Teenage Girl Comes To Ealing To Meet Her Birth Mother, A Glamorous, Bohemian Writer, In This Blackly Funny Novel With A Stunning TwistIt Is London Swings, Men Land On The Moon, And Thirteen Year Old Kim Tanner Appears On Imogen S Doorstep To Announce She Is Her Long Lost Daughter Imogen Has Written A Bestseller About The Baby She Was Forced To Give Away, So There Have Been Many Contenders But Kim Is Special, And Imogen Is Convinced So Kim Moves In And Proceeds To Bring Order To Chaos Then Along Comes The Pretty, Appealing Sukie, Also Claiming To Be Imogen S ChildKim Is Determined To Prove She Is The Real Daughter, But When She Starts Digging She Unearths A Very Murky Story

10 thoughts on “A Saucerful of Secrets

  1. says:

    I didn t really follow the minds working out the mystery in the book, but it was enjoyable even though a bit unbelievable for a 13 year old girl to take so much in her own hands The end was a good old happy one

  2. says:

    In an effort to make room for new books I sometimes start reading a book from my shelf that I think I can get rid of after reading I figured this would be a fun read, but nothing special I was quite wrong about the latter Oh, I loved this book I somehow put it on hold for a while and really regret not reading it in one go All thereason for a future re read though This story has believable characters that

  3. says:

    As this was for my book club, I wasn t really sure what to expect but was rather expecting the worst As it turns out, though, I really enjoyed it It s written very accessibly, but under the story of a teenager finding her adoptive mother at the tail end of the 60s, and her mother s Bohemian lifestyle, are ratherserious themes which are dealt with sympathetically Not the kind of book I d normally have picked

  4. says:

    Touching novel about adoption and identity Another family mystery Well written and very enjoyable.

  5. says:

    Quite jolly Rather farfetched but engaging Way better than Dancing with Dr Kildare, which was dreadful.

  6. says:

    Didnt expected the ending at all Gave three stars cause i felt it was a little too draggy for me But still a relatively good read.

  7. says:

    Adoption and amateur theatricals in the 60s, with an endearingly practical heroine.

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About the Author: Jane Yardley

Jane Yardley is an English author, raised in a village in 1960s Essex She went to university in London and gained a Ph.D degree from Charing Cross Hospital Medical School Although living in London she spends much of her time travelling around the world co ordinating medical trials for a small Japanese pharmaceutical company,indeed she says that her first novel Painting Ruby Tuesday 2003 was written on aeroplanes.It concerns ten year old Angharad Annie Craddock, whose neighbours are being brutally murdered including Mrs Clitheroe who shared Annies love of music and her synaesthesia, as Annie puts it We see things in colour that aren t Not just music Numbers Letters Days of the week People s names Jane Yardley herself experiences synaesthesia and it inspired her to write the book.Her newesr novel Dancing with Dr Kildare was published by Doubleday on 2 January 2008.

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