I came home from doing the Sunday market last weekend exhausted and collapsed on to Mum’s sofa to read. I’ve been trying to get into a book I have been told I should read – […]
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113. ‘Atonement’ by Ian McEwan.
I’m blown away, exhausted, and deeply completely satisfied once again by the intense narrative, exquisite prose, and deeply moving story within this novel. I dived into this wonderful book over the weekend with all the […]
106. ‘Nine Perfect Strangers’ by Liane Moriarty.
Picked up on a whim in a recent charity shopping spree searching for costume jewellery for BeckyandVince, and thoroughly enjoyed in an afternoon sitting! This is an entertaining and quite cleverly put together novel, using […]
99. ‘A Possible Life’ by Sebastian Faulks.
I have literally just finished this book, taken a moment to drink a glass of red while I begin to assimilate my thoughts, and my thoughts were, basically, READ THIS BOOK! Skilfully linking five short […]
97. ‘Infidel’ by Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
This was a deeply moving read. The author grew up in Somalia in practically medieval circumstances, a Muslim girl child subjected to female circumcision like so many others, living a life dominated by submissiveness as […]
96. ‘Shadow Country’ by Peter Matthiessen
What a fantastic read! 892 pages, three ‘books’ in one volume, three different aspects of the same story. It is brilliant, simply amazing – one of the best books I have read this year. Interesting […]