Posted on 12th September 2011

Posted by Sophie

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Cross My Palm

“Life is like streaky bacon,” say the Romani gypsies in Sara Stockbridge’s breezy and brilliant Cross My Palm: “there is some fat, and then some lean, and you had better take them together.” This sensible creed often provides solace to our protagonist, seasoned young fortune-teller Rose, who from the age of 12 has been getting…