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    Tony Bryer
    2 years ago

    Re the question about meeting a stranger, the book ‘A small thing but big’ https://www.amazon.com/Small-Thing-but-Big/dp/1626722560 is beautifully told and illustrated, but …. the lack of a cautionary sentence to two, as you suggested, has brought about some justifiably negative reviews. I’m sure the author and publisher kicked themselves when they read them.