I first published this book review as a “conversation” between ourselves and Buddha (Sid) exactly one year ago at the start of 2019 and it seemed appropriate to repost it for all of my new followers as well as having… Read More ›
52 Books Challenge: #11 Company of Liars
Company of Liars is a novel set in the 14th Century, written by Karen Maitland and narrated for Audible by David Thorpe. It is 1348 and The Plague has just arrived in England and is spreading northwards from Bristol. A… Read More ›
52 Books Challenge: #4 Children of Time
I rarely write reviews of works of fiction, but this book is part of my 52 Books Challenge with Goodreads so I’d better get used to it. Children of Time is a science fiction novel written by Adrian Tchaikovsky and is… Read More ›
52 Book Challenge: #1 The 100 Year Old Man Who ……..
I recently signed up for Audible membership, the Amazon Kindle section that sells audible versions of books. Sorry, obvious really! It was during the recovery period following my prostate cancer surgery when I was finding it very difficult to concentrate… Read More ›
How to Review Your Year of Books Read
I received an email the other day from Goodreads, a website I use to search for books of interest and to read reviews written by enthusiasts. It gave me a complete breakdown of all of the books I’d read across… Read More ›
Choosing Your Literary Hero
Do you have a literary hero, someone who is a little bit more than merely a favourite author, for whatever reason? Maybe its Dickens or Tolkien, or perhaps a Rowling or an Austen? On the other hand it could be… Read More ›
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