Unsheltered

Unsheltered

I was given Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver for my birthday in July and finally got the chance to read it on a flight to Cyprus…

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Paris Echo

Paris Echo

Paris Echo by Sebastian Faulks had been on my reading list for a year, so it was great to finally have the time to read…

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Late summer reading

Late summer reading

I got a lovely pile of books for my birthday in July and have enjoyed some eclectic late summer reading in the last few weeks….

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I Am, I Am, I Am

I Am, I Am, I Am

I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death by Maggie O’Farrell was given to me for my birthday by my sister. I wasn’t sure…

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Winter of the World

Winter of the World

Having recently enjoyed reading Fall of Giants by Ken Follett (see my blog), I was looking forward to the second in the trilogy Winter of the World that…

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Cornwall reading

Cornwall reading

I haven’t had a chance to read for a few weeks, so a walking holiday in Cornwall at the end of June provided an excellent…

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Fall of Giants

Fall of Giants

On a weekend in late March my partner and I went to Arundel for the day and found ourselves browsing in a fabulous secondhand bookshop…

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Hygge and Lykke

Hygge and Lykke

A weekend afternoon when I had hurt my lower back and had been told not to walk or run, seemed like the perfect time to…

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Transcription

Transcription

Kate Atkinson is one of my favourite authors (see my previous blogs on Addiction to Crime Fiction, Reading the latest from your favourite authors and A God…

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So Much Life Left Over

So Much Life Left Over

So Much Life Left Over by Louis de Bernieres picks up where the wonderful The Dust That Falls from Dreams left us (see my blog), with Rosie and…

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