This novel feels like an immersive experience as we follow the characters around swinging London; taking acid, smoking weed, drinking and having sex. Continue reading Eureka by Anthony Quinn: Summertime in 60’s swinging London
I read a murder mystery novel, two non-fiction history books and a biography this month. What did you read? Continue reading August in Review: a month of books!
For once, the book title is self-explanatory. Continue reading What am I reading this week? An international bestselling sensation!
The Times described this as “a masterpiece” and, even though I’m only less than half-way through, it is hard to disagree with that sentiment. Continue reading Flying away with The Goldfinch
Have you ever started reading a book and you know straight away that it isn’t going to be your cup of tea? Continue reading The Butterfly House: do not enter
The reviews on the back cover shout “TRAGEDY, BETRAYAL AND PASSION…AN INTOXICATING COCKTAIL OF MONEY, SEX, HEAT, BOREDOM AND BEAUTY…HEADY, PAGE-TURNING” and I’m hooked after just a few chapters. Continue reading This week I’m reading: Tigers In Red Weather
I’m pretty sure I’ve read this before; the first half is incredibly familiar, yet I have no recollection of what happens next. Indeed, you could say that I have no sense of an ending… Continue reading This week I’m reading: The Sense of an Ending
I’m trying to pace myself, to savour every moment of this story, but I know I’ll finish it within a few days because it is just so good… Continue reading This week I’m reading: Show Us Who You Are