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Canary Child by David Field and Alan Dance Canary Child, book review

At this time of Remembrance now is a good time to review Canary Child especially as we approach the 100th anniversary of the tragic explosion at the National Shell Filling Factory at Chilwell 1  July 1918. Canary Child is a difficult book to categorise, it initially appears to be a ghost tale which ties a modern mystery story to the historical events that provide purpose to the tale. It is the interspersed with a touch of romance which means there is something for any reader, no one should feel put off by those genres that they would not normally read.

Bendigo, Right Fist of God - Alan Dance and David Field Bendigo, The Right Fist of God, book review

William Thompson, better known as Bendigo, is one of Nottingham's underappreciated sons. Alan Dance and David Field have sought to correct that with their historical novel: Bendigo, The Right Fist of God. They have used fiction  and their undoubted story telling skills to build on a sound but limited historical base to produce an engaging novel

Nottingham's Council House Shopping in Nottingham

Nottingham has long been known as the Queen of the Midlands and has been a major shopping centre for decades. Despite the opening of out of town malls it draws shoppers from a wide area.

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