Books by Kathy Hepinstall

B+
The Absence of Nectar

It's the rare novel written by an adult that can articulate a child's point of view of the world in convincing fashion. Off the top of my head, I can think of books like To Kill a Mockingbird and A High Wind in Jamaica, to name two. I would add Kathy Hepinstall's second novel, The Absence of Nectar, ...

C
The House of Gentle Men

Oprah would love this book. It features very atmospheric writing and an unusual story of guilt and redemption. While I admired the writing, the book was marred for me by characters who were not very realistic. They practically wear signs with SYMBOL on them. The book also paints a very negative pict ...