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The Shipping News

The Shipping News
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Joep Cornelissen

Joep Cornelissen



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7 years, 4 months ago at Jun 7 10:43
I read this this both before and after having a couple of kids and warmed to it much more the second time. I was disappointed in the movie when Bunny and Sunshine were rolled into one character as I think their near agedness helps to explain some of Quoyle’s crazed behaviour. There are many elements of this book to be enjoyed; the way the history is revealed slowly, the humour of the news room, ... read more
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Website: Amazon
Manufacturer: Sage Publications Ltd
Release date: 1 October 2009
ISBN-10 : 1857022424 | ISBN-13: 9781857022421
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JJones posted a review 7 years, 4 months ago

“I read this this both before and after having a couple of kids and warmed to it much more the second time. I was disappointed in the movie when Bunny and Sunshine were rolled into one character as I think their near agedness helps to explain some of Quoyle’s crazed behaviour. There are many elements of this book to be enjoyed; the way the history is revealed slowly, the humour of the news room, seadog Jack who can sniff trouble at sea, the stark environment and the incredible Newfoundland weather.” read more