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Angel or demon? The Carer, by Deborah Moggach, reviewed

27 July 2019

9:00 AM

27 July 2019

9:00 AM

You might think The Carer rather an unpromising title, but Deborah Moggach’s book delivers a wickedly witty entertainment. Towards the end, she describes the setting where a crucial event takes place — ‘somewhere as humdrum as a caravan park, toilet block, clock golf, Tupperware’. So very good at describing the ordinary, she transforms it into the unusual, shocking and fascinating.

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