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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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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Cornwall's North Atlantic coast

Cornwall’s North Atlantic coast

I was lucky enough to have ten days in Cornwall walking 100 miles of the wild North Atlantic coast from Padstow to Penzance in late…

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My favourite novels by black writers

My favourite novels by black writers

Like many people, in the wake of the recent Black Lives Matter protests I have been constructing a reading list of books that I need…

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The Mirror and the Light

The Mirror and the Light

I hugely enjoyed the first two novels in the trilogy following the life of Thomas Cromwell by Hilary Mantel (see my blogs on Reading the…

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A Single Thread

A Single Thread

I have been a big fan of Tracy Chevalier since I read Girl with a Pearl Earring (see my blogs on Singapore and Malaysia Holiday…

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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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