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The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex

(21 Posts)
Sparklefizz Thu 12-May-22 07:47:18

This is a brilliant book which I couldn't put down. Highly recommend it.

OakDryad Mon 16-May-22 11:30:14

Thank you Sparklefizz.

New Books magazine have a review and an interview with Stonex in their Spring edition. County libraries are now starting to display magazines again after Covid regulations meant they had to stop.

I've borrowed an e-audio book version fom the library and looking forward to listening.

Sparklefizz Mon 16-May-22 11:37:07

Hope you like it OakDryad

Lovetopaint037 Fri 16-Sep-22 09:34:39

Looking for a good read. So thank you.

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TerriBull Fri 16-Sep-22 09:46:05

I was very underwhelmed by it, found it quite dull in fact.

Riverwalk Fri 16-Sep-22 10:16:18

I've chosen this for our next book club read - I hope it's good!

Lovetopaint037 Fri 16-Sep-22 20:50:58

I ordered it today on Amazon. Arriving tomorrow.

Lovetopaint037 Sun 18-Sep-22 10:00:10

Started it last ignt and enjoying the beautiful writing. Been reading a book I haven’t enjoyed and this is like a balm to ease my annoyance with the previous read.

Sparklefizz Sun 18-Sep-22 10:23:21

So glad you're enjoying it Lovetopaint037 as I feel responsible as I am the one who has recommended it. smile

Lovetopaint037 Tue 20-Sep-22 09:26:20

Well I am grateful Sparklefizz as I was having trouble finding a decent book and then I saw your recommendation. So thank you.

Oldbat1 Tue 20-Sep-22 10:17:07

Ordered it on BorrowBox just waiting my turn.

Sparklefizz Tue 20-Sep-22 10:48:56

What intrigued me even more Lovetopaint037 was that the author based it on a true story. I love a mystery!

Humduh Tue 20-Sep-22 15:09:22

Just read m Obama becoming, an easy read

Lovetopaint037 Thu 22-Sep-22 19:21:52

Really enjoying this and as Sparklefizz mentioned the fact that the author was inspired to write this mystery by a true story adds further intrigue.

Riverwalk Mon 10-Oct-22 14:00:28

I really enjoyed my bookclub choice and hope my fellow members agree tonight - we don't always agree and sometimes I wonder if we've read the same book!

By the time I've plied them with dinner and enough wine they'll be compliant smile

kalabag Tue 11-Oct-22 02:59:13

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FannyCornforth Tue 11-Oct-22 05:19:40

And fancy plagiarising Riverwalk’s post.
The cheeky so and so!

KathrynHughes Thu 20-Oct-22 13:09:58

I like it.

Patsy70 Thu 20-Oct-22 13:46:19

Thank you for the recommendation, I’ve added it to my Kindle wish list. ?

Lovetopaint037 Wed 16-Nov-22 13:21:22

I really enjoyed this book. It was full of fascinating details about the history of lighthouses and the mystery gradually unfolded through the revelations of the different characters.