Details for 'The Offing' by Benjamin Myers
An unlikely friendship between a 16-year-old miner's son and an eccentric elderly woman, set on the Yorkshire coast one summer after the second world war, this book has been described as 'full of warmth and kindness'. What will we think of it?
This book was featured by me on Radio Suffolk
Review date July 2020
Publication date: 8th August 2020
Read by Browsers Book Group on 27th July 2020
A wonderful, gentle, 'soothing' summer read, everyone agreed, and the characters and setting were appealing. The vivid descriptions of food and landscape were a little overdone in parts, some felt, but overall this was a huge hit!