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The Lauras: A Review

This enigmatic pilgrimage takes them back to various stages of Alex’s mother’s life, each new state prompting stories and secrets. Together they trace back through a life of struggle and adventure to put to rest unfinished business, to heal old wounds and to search out lost friends. This is an extraordinary story of a life; a stunning exploration of identity and an authentic study of the relationship between a mother and her child.

The Lauras is the new novel from the exceptionally gifted author of The Shore, which was long listed for the Baileys Women’s Fiction Prize and shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year.

The Shore was one of my favorite books of 2015 so when I heard about The Lauras I couldn't wait to read it. The Lauras is a very strong story about mother and child and history. How you may never really know someone. 

The Lauras isn't really a fast story it's quite a slow burn the two years this book takes pl…