Being the avid Dolly Alderton admirer that I am, I was ecstatic when Net Galley and Penguin gave me this review ecopy, and it didn’t disappoint. Though quite lighthearted this…… Read more “Book Review: Ghosts”
Were it not for my haphazard book club, Lanny would have entirely passed me by – and, oh, what a shame that would have been! Longlisted for the 2019 Man Booker prize, Lanny, is a tale that has bewitched the literary world – and more impressively me – with its ethereal composition. Successor to his 2015 debut, Grief is the Thing with Feathers, Max Porter’s Lanny chronicles the growing chasms between country life and metropolitan mentality
Despite having read many a great thing about Matt Haig (and saved almost every other instagram post of his) over the years, The Midnight Library, was my…… Read more “Book Review: The Midnight Library”
Sometimes when I think about the number of books that I want to read, then consider the actual time that I have to read them, I get a bit overwhelmed by the sheer weight of it. Nevertheless, lucky for you lovely lot, my bookish brain and residual issues around productivity have managed to squeeze in a few books to report this week.
If you have ever wondered how con-artists are cultivated in today’s society and how anyone could possibly get caught up in their misadventures, then this could be the right book for you.
As climate disasters poise to threaten 2020s manmade order and changes in ethical responsibilities alter manufacturing standards, there is more than one lesson that can be learnt from Bramacharia’s “fictionalised” future.
Chronicling the tribulations of anti-heroine Becky Sharp, The Rise and Fall of Becky Sharp, provides a lighthearted insight into the world of fame and fortune. Sometimes the odds are in your favour; sometimes they are not, yet, everyone must learn the tricks of the trade to survive.