Jamaica Inn

Jamaica Inn

I read Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier (see my blog on Castle Dor) in late July on the eve of a trip to the…

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The Feast

The Feast

I was in a bookshop in my home town of Winchester in late May and The Feast by Margaret Kennedy caught my eye and was…

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Castle Dor

Castle Dor

Having read Frenchman’s Creek (see my blog) I moved on to read Castle Dor by Daphne du Maurier on a walking holiday in Devon in…

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The Murders at White House Farm

The Murders at White House Farm

In the middle of lockdown I watched White House Farm on TV and then made a note to read The Murders at White House Farm…

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Mr Wilder and Me

Mr Wilder and Me

I read My Wilder and Me by Jonathan Coe whilst staying in Plymouth on a walking holiday in Devon this summer, having really enjoyed reading…

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Taoism

Taoism

Having been reading about the Stoics (see my blog on The Stoic Challenge) I moved on earlier in the summer to find out more about…

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While Justice Sleeps

While Justice Sleeps

Stacey Abrams is one of my favourite American politicians, so when I heard that she was also a thriller writer I put While Justice Sleeps…

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Homegoing

Homegoing

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi is a spellbinding novel that spans nine generations across two continents. It alternates between the two side of one family, coming…

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What Does Jeremy Think?

What Does Jeremy Think?

Anyone who is interested in politics, policy and the inner workings of government in the UK should read What Does Jeremy Think?: Jeremy Heywood and the…

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The Thursday Murder Club

The Thursday Murder Club

I heard Richard Osman being interviewed on one of my favourite podcasts recently (Fortunately with Fi and Jane) and was intrigued by the sound of…

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