Books by Kathy Hepinstall

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, ...

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 ...