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 […]
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 […]
A wonderful book! and a special copy of it too. As you can see, Mum first read this in Australia in May 2005, when she was visiting me, and for a second time in September […]
A brilliant novel by the exceptionally skilful Ruth Rendell writing as Barbara Vine, this plot keeps you guessing right through to the end of the book!
Oh my goodness. Off to the great Southern Land again, and this time, in tears by the end of the book. That doesn’t happen very often! Mum had a great interest in Australia, visiting me […]
Thank you, Mum! This is literally the best book I have read so far this year, I picked it up at random from the shelf, sat down to have a quick look at it with […]
What a lovely find this was last week amongst Mum’s library! I knew the name of the author thanks to her career as a journalist – she’s been a highly regarded war correspondent – but […]
A marvellous read, and a very interesting concept – this novel was conceived by Margaret Forster after she was contacted regarding nearly a century’s worth of diaries kept by no-one famous or notable, just an […]
The first in a trilogy that was a favourite of Mum’s. A must read by the brilliant Pat Barker, this time set in the Great War. Enjoy, and happy reading!
I had hoped to have this ready to publish for Fathers Day here in the UK, in memory of and honour of my adoptive father, Fred. As I told you all in my last review, […]