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The Biscuit Reviews No.5:

Open Water by Caleb Azumah Nelson

The Night She Disappeared by Lisa Jewell

Caleb Azumah Nelsons debut novel Open Water is an astonishing achievement. Combining poetic prose and rhythms to match the heart wrenching tale of love and identity against the backdrop of a frenetic London and racial tensions.

Lisa Jewell has cemented her reputation as an elite thriller writer and The Night She Disappeared is an other hit of the genre - which might seem a long way from her debut novel in 1999 but there are similarities that make both compulsive reading.

Listen below or click links above to listen on Spotify, Amazon etc. 

The episode starts with Open Water, but you can skip to 7minutes 20second if you just want The Night She Disappeared review. For the full write up, go here for Open Water, and here for The Night She Disappeared.

 

All music in the episode is by Ketsa.

https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Ketsa/  (Creative Commons License CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

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