A reminder that I really need to organise a blog tour!
THE SEWING MACHINE
It is 1911, and Jean is about to join the mass strike at the Singer factory. For her, nothing will be the same again.
Decades later, in Edinburgh, Connie sews coded moments of her life into a notebook, as her mother did before her.
More than 100 years after his grandmother’s sewing machine was made, Fred discovers a treasure trove of documents. His family history is laid out before him in a patchwork of unfamiliar handwriting and colourful seams.
He starts to unpick the secrets of four generations, one stitch at a time.
MY REVIEW FOR THE SEWING MACHINE
I absolutely loved this book. A multi-layered trio of stories which weave together, all connected to one sewing machine.
These three very different yet connected tales move seamlessly through the book. It’s cleverly written and well researched. Although there’s quite a large cast of characters…
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