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The Secret by Eva Hoffman

The Secret by Eva HoffmanWhat in the end turned out to be an intriguing short novel by writer and academic Eva Hoffman,  The Secret had been gathering dust on my bookshelves for a few years since my wife had read it. I know we are all at times guilty of the sin of judging books by their covers (publishers spend thousands getting us to do just that), but I had kind of dismissed it as being the type of book I would normally do my best to avoid. Definitely a mistake on my part; as during a recent clear out to the charity shop, whilst deciding what to ditch and what to keep, I read over the sleeve notes, had a quick flick through a few pages, and instantly saw that it deserved a closer look.

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