Middle England

Middle England

With some book tokens (yes they do still exist) that I got for Christmas I bought Middle England by Jonathan Coe, after reading a review…

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Still Life

Still Life

One of my first books of the New Year was Still Life by Louise Penny, a crime fiction novel from a writer I hadn’t tried…

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Donna Leon

Donna Leon

My sister bought me two Donna Leon books for Christmas and I enjoyed reading them both in front of an open fire relaxing at home…

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The Sun Sister

The Sun Sister

The Sun Sister by Lucinda Riley is the sixth book in the Seven Sisters series (see my blogs on The Seven Sisters, The Storm Sister and…

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The Edge of Eternity

The Edge of Eternity

The Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett is the final book in the Century Trilogy. I hugely enjoyed both Fall of Giants and Winter of the World, and…

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Books of the Year 2019

Books of the Year 2019

If you are wondering what to read to take you through the dark days of January and February, here are my books of 2019, with…

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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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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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