Massive, meaty, magnificent.
‘Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.’ A sentence I shall never forget, the opening line to one of the greatest, in my opinion anyway, books ever written. I love all her books, […]
Flipping heck, what a jolly good read this was! Especially for a history nerd like me. I think a part of the blurb on the back says it best – ‘History is not just something […]
Well, now, what an fascinating book this was! The mystery and intrigue begin straight away in the prologue, and segue neatly into a semi-biographical, semi fictional account of a strange affair and a Gothic obsession; […]
Good weather is, I find, very conducive to reading! There are few things in life I enjoy more than sitting in the sunshine, with my hat on of course, and reading.. perhaps another is curling […]
Chesil Beach is a weird and wonderful part of the south coast of England. Around 18 miles long, it’s all shingle, with a tidal lagoon known as the Fleet behind it, and it is an […]
Bang. Absolutely the best book I have read so far this year in this genre…such a skillful book. Every time a fleeting thought along the lines of ‘I should get up and do…’ entered my […]