the ambitious writer in me was drooling over relentlessly beautiful sentences
the issues at play are voiced with such force that I struggled to get my head around this being a debut!
This small book set me on a journey of discovery. I'd not heard of the author until I listened to the book being discussed on Radio 4's A Good Read. The program is a rich source of reading suggestions and often encourages me to delve further into less commercial areas of literature. I was fascinated... Continue Reading →
About opportunity, but mostly about the lack of it. About guilt and a deep sense of right and wrong.
No, we are suckers for the feel of a book (embossed covers are almost erotic are they not?) Oh, and the smell of a new ink on paper....
On a day off work, with our exercise, work and dog walking done, we enquire of each other "are we in?". Yes we are! Gentle music on, dog snuggled on the sofa, books out. Interrupted only by the need to eat. Our two-people-and-a-dog-book-club goes from strength to strength. We very often end up enjoying the... Continue Reading →