Edwina Preston

Gillian Dooley reviews 'The Inheritance of Ivorie Hammer' by Edwina Preston

Gillian Dooley
28 November 2012

The Inheritance of Ivorie Hammer is a novel that manages to be absolutely itself, with a wholly idiosyncratic voice, while at the same time acting as a veritable echo chamber of earlier writers. The first page, with its lofty insistence about what ‘should not surprise the world’ in the behaviour of a young woman with the surname Ward, immediately ... More