“Lost and Found”: short stories by Mara Savva

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51h3IRt+3NL._SX311_BO1,204,203,200_“Lost and Found” is Maria Savva‘s latest collection of short stories and it was certainly worth waiting for.  As always, when reading collections by this author, I didn’t want the stories to end – Maria Savva is a consummate story teller and I love her work. The mark of a good story teller in my opinion, is if, as a reader, I can identify with the characters. I experienced so many emotions when I read these well-written stories.


This selection encompasses many of the conditions that make us human: love, hate, jealousy, betrayal, compassion. All of the characters, even those playing minor roles, are finely drawn and believable.


I particularly enjoyed the first story, “A Different World” – a sensitive and compassionate snapshot of a trainee lawyer’s life. “Boomerang” is a powerful story which looked at the difficulties of being a single mother, when contending with post natal depression…

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