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Review: The Ladies of the House

Maya Panika

by Molly McGrann

4 stars

This is an advance review of a book that will not be published until 26th March 2015

LAYDEES

A high-class brothel in Primrose Hill: the ladies of the house, the prostitutes, once young and beautiful, have grown old. One is suffering from dementia, another dying from cancer. One still plies her trade, though her beauty is long gone. And now the owner of their house is dead and his daughter only now discovering just what her father’s business was and just how rich it made him.

This was a terrific read from start to finish – marred only by another (there are so many) ending that wasn’t an ending but where the narrative simply stopped. And the ending we did get – the explanation for all those deaths detailed at the start – was more than a wee bit daft.
Don’t let it put you off:…

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Written by Jude Cowell

March 14, 2015 at 11:40 am

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