City of Light

City of Light

One of my favourite books is City of Light by Lauren Belfer and every few years I justify a re-read. I lived in Buffalo for a year…

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Bring Up the Bodies

Bring Up the Bodies

Having started a fascination with the Tudors when reading Wolf Hall last year (see my blog Reading the Tudors) I was looking forward to its sequel Bring…

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Shadow of the Moon

Shadow of the Moon

As holiday reading lying by the pool and on the beach this week in Corfu, Shadow of the Moon by M M Kaye could not be beaten….

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Reading the Tudors

Reading the Tudors

I have to admit to having really enjoyed immersing myself in the world of the Tudors in the last year or so. It all started with…

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The Help

The Help

I’m just back from a weekend away which gave me the chance to read a whole book between getting on a train after work on…

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Trilogies, Quartets and Quintets

Trilogies, Quartets and Quintets

There is nothing as enticing as getting stuck into a weighty trilogy, quartet or quintet that you know means immersion in a parallel world for at…

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