The Space Between Time By Charlie Laidlaw

The Space Between Time By Charlie Laidlaw

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Emma Maria Rossini appears to be the luckiest girl in the world. She’s the daughter of a beautiful and loving mother, and her father is one of the most famous film actors of his generation. She’s also the granddaughter of a rather eccentric and obscure Italian astrophysicist.

But as her seemingly charmed life begins to unravel, and Emma experiences love and tragedy, she ultimately finds solace in her once-derided grandfather’s Theorem on the universe.

My Thoughts:

I like how the book is cut up into three parts, which are all written by Emma’s perspective who is the main character. Emma is a woman who I found complicated but her life seems very intriguing. I found the layout of the book very unique and a very clever way of showing Emma’s life. There are parts that are funny, sad and relatable. I would recommend this book.

I received an ARC copy of this book for an honest review.

Get your copy here:

kindle edition

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Space-Between-Time-connected-those-ebook

paperback

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Space-Between-Time-Charlie-Laidlaw

 

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The Things We Learn When We’re Dead By Charlie Laidlaw

The Things We Learn When We’re Dead By Charlie Laidlaw

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The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy meets The Lovely Bones in this surrealist, sci-fi comedy. When Lorna is run over, she wakes in a hospital in which her nurse looks like a young Sean Connery, she is served wine for supper, and everyone avoids her questions.

It soon transpires that she is in Heaven, or on HVN. Because HVN is a lost, dysfunctional spaceship, and God the aging hippy captain. She seems to be there by accident …Or does God have a higher purpose after all?

My Thoughts:

After fancying something completely different to what I normally read I was pleasantly surprised to be asked to read and review this book. I was happy to see that it was a nice chunky book that I could really get my teeth into. The storyline is very inventive and I found myself warming to Lorna the main character. I think it is a well written story and I am glad I have read it. I will certainly be looking out for more of Charlie’s books in the future. A big thumbs up from me.

I received an ARC copy of this book for an honest review.

Get your copy here:

Kindle Edition:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Things-Learn-When-Were-Dead-ebook/

Paperback:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Things-Learn-When-Were-Dead