Just Like You

Just Like You

I have long enjoyed books by Nick Hornby, fellow Arsenal fan and Highbury dweller (see my blog on holiday paperbacks), so as soon as it…

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The Vanishing Half

The Vanishing Half

When I saw my best friend after lockdown at Easter she gave me my last in a long list of great books I got for…

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A Promised Land

A Promised Land

I saw my best friend at Easter and we were finally able to exchange Christmas presents and I was delighted to receive A Promised Land by…

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The Dig

The Dig

I really enjoyed watching the new film The Dig in March, so I thought I would read the book it was based on – The…

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The City of Tears

The City of Tears

City of Tears by Kate Mosse is the second book in the series that began with The Burning Chambers (see my blog), which I enjoyed reading…

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White Fragility

White Fragility

Since last summer, like many other white people conscious of their need to learn more about race and racism, I have been reading more novels…

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The Autumn of the Ace

The Autumn of the Ace

The Autumn of the Ace by Louis de Bernieres is the final book in the wonderful trilogy that began with The Dust that Falls from…

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The Evening and the Morning

The Evening and the Morning

The last of my Christmas books was The Evening and the Morning by Ken Follett, the prequel to The Pillars of the Earth (see my blog),…

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The Tyranny of Merit

The Tyranny of Merit

I was given The Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good by Michael J Sandel for Christmas from my sister. It is one…

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The Postscript Murders and The Night Hawks

The Postscript Murders and The Night Hawks

I real enjoy Elly Griffith’s crime fiction (see my blogs on the Ruth Galloway series, The Lantern Men and The Stranger Diaries), so I was delighted…

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