Review: THE TROUBLE WITH GOATS AND SHEEP, Joanna Cannon

THE TROUBLE WITH GOATS & SHEEP, BY JOANNA CANNON. REVIEW BY BARBARA COPPERTHWAITE

“Natural, flowing language used with incredible imagination, and understated power”

THEY SAY

England,1976.

Mrs Creasy is missing and The Avenue is alive with whispers. As the summer shimmers endlessly on, ten-year-olds Grace and Tilly decide to take matters into their own hands.

And as the cul-de-sac starts giving up its secrets, the amateur detectives will find much more than they imagined…

I SAY

Sometimes you hear people raving about a book, and after you’ve read it, you think: what were they on about? Well, I decided to read The Truth About Goats and Sheep after hearing so many wonderful things about it…and they were absolutely spot on. This is a gentle crime novel that will make you smile as you savour – and fall in love with – every word.

Firstly, I’ll hold my hands up and admit there are standout details from… TO READ THE REVIEW IN FULL, CLICK HERE.

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. I’m so glad you enjoyed this. My copy is the post to me at the moment and (babysitting permitting) I’m going to an event with the author next week. I’m really looking forward to reading it!

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    1. Have a wonderful time reading the novel. As you can tell, I definitely enjoyed it! You’ve a lovely time ahead of you 🙂

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