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The Sun Hasnt Fallen from the Sky Seven Year Old Ailsa Dunn S Ma Is Prettier Than All The Other Mothers, Her Da Is The Most Handsome Man In The World They Re Made For Each Other But The Grown Up World Iscomplicated Than That, And When Alcohol Intrudes, Violence Becomes The Norm And Unpredictability Reigns And The Ground Shifts Beneath Ailsa S Small Feet.


10 thoughts on “The Sun Hasnt Fallen from the Sky

  1. says:

    From BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week Seven year old Ailsa Dunn s Ma is prettier than all the other mothers and her Da is the most handsome man in the world but when alcohol intrudes unpredictability reigns and when the man with the briefcase comes to call she senses the family is in trouble.2 5 Seven year old Ailsa Dunn adores her handsome Da and h


  2. says:

    I listened to this on Radio 4 over five days Set in 1970 s Glasgow Ailsa is taken from her alcoholic parents and put in to an orphanage.But a teacher notices her musical talent and inspires and encourages her to aim higher than she could ever have imagined The narrator choice was just perfect reading in the heavy accent and using dialect even if t


  3. says:

    This is not a book I would naturally gravitate towards in fact I ve never read a book in this genre before Then one day I was lucky enough to hear this narrated by Maureen Beattie on BBC Radio 4 s Book of The Week It was heavily abridged, but expertly so none of the emotion, the tragedy, or triumph were lost.Following this excellent introduction I


  4. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here book of the week Seven year old Ailsa Dunn s Ma is prettier than all the other mothers and her Da is the most handsome man in the world but when alcohol intrudes unpredictability reigns and when the man with the briefcase comes to call she senses the family is in trouble


  5. says:

    I absolutely loved this book I can understand though why some reviewers were sceptical about the bad language used in the book especially as it could be read by younger readers Alison Gangel deals with a difficult subject in a sensitive way and brings to life her childhood recollections of being taken into care She and her sister are removed from the


  6. says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book, although I m not sure that s the best word to use concerning this deeply personal, gut wrenching and extremely honest autobiography The author wrote from a child s vantage point and allowed the reader to judge, what it felt like to be raised by alcoholic parents who simply could not get their act together and pa


  7. says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed this book and couldn t put it down Towards the end I criedfor a young girl who had so much talent and was given a chance, yet had such a drawback in life For a type of teacher who is a rarity these dayswho really reaches out and brings out the best in his pupils If it wasn t for Mr Shaunessy where would Ailsa have ended up It also


  8. says:

    The author tells the story about her childhood growing up in an orphan home with her elder sister Both parents are alcoholic The father eventually died of cancer due to his drinking and the mother runs off with another man...


  9. says:

    This book is hard to read with all the dialog written in dialect Also the crazy amount of swearwords really annoyed me It s still a pretty good story, Ailsa is a lovable character, and the relationship with her sister is interesting I missed her s...


  10. says:

    Overall a very good book, written by my English teacher this book recalls her life growing up in Glasgow and the difficulties that she and her sister faced the book packs excitement and emotion in very well a brilliant read, would definitely recommend


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