Lessons; an immersive and thought provoking masterpiece

Today Lessons, the new sweeping epic by Ian McEwan is published. It is a captivating interpretation of the microcosm within the macrocosm, a thought provoking theme that has been explored in literature for centuries. McEwan’s…

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Black Hearts; tense, dark and explosive

Crikey, I am really going to miss these Skelf women as I have been spending top quality time with them lately. Black Hearts is the fourth book in the brilliant Skelfs crime series written by…

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The Last White Man; a modern day fable

Today The Last White Man is published. A powerful exploration of love, loss and fear set against a backdrop of racial discrimination, this latest novel from internationally bestselling author Mohsin Hamid is succinct and thought…

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Tasting Sunlight; a novel to awaken the senses

What an apt title for such an beautiful book. When I started reading Tasting Sunlight I was fed up and a bit feeling sorry for myself. Yet that soon changed and it’s because of this…

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Nothing Else; a haunting family portrait

When I read and reviewed Call Me A Star Girl by bestselling and award-winning author Louise Beech, I absolutely loved it. So when I was approached to review Louise’s latest novel Nothing Else, I jumped…

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