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The Lost Letters of William Woolf - Helen Cullen #blogtour

I’m thrilled to be on the blog tour today for The Lost Letters of William Woolf by Helen Cullen and published by Penguin. Many thanks to Sriya Varadharajan for organising the blog tour. 816 more words


Frank about Frank K.

Learning how to read Franz Kafka is a Kafkaesque experience indeed. Kafkaesque, as the term in popular culture that was mainly derived from him states”relating or suggestive of the writings of Franz Kafka, especially having a nightmarish, complex or bizarre and illogical quality” (Merriam-Webster). 798 more words

"The Best is Only Bought at the Cost of Great Pain": Colleen McCullough's The Thorn Birds

Where to even start with this novel. The first time I heard of The Thorn Birds was because my aunt tried to make me watch the 80’s TV series some years ago. 1,037 more words

The Burning House - Neil Spring

My Rating: 5*

Book Title: The Burning House

Author: Neil Spring

Publisher: Quercus

Publication Date: 18th October 2018

Genre(s): General Fiction (Adult), Horror, Fantasy, Thriller… 551 more words


The Blue Bath - Mary Waters-Sayers

My Rating: 4*

Book Title: The Blue Bath

Author: Mary Waters-Sayers

Publisher: St Martin’s Press

Publication Date: 3rd May 2016

Genre(s): General Fiction (Adult), Romance, Contemporary Fiction, Women’s Fiction, Cultural, Travel… 601 more words


The Silent Patient - Alex Michaelides

My Rating: 5*

Book Title: The Silent Patient

Author: Alex Michaelides

Publisher: Orion

Publication Date: 7th February 2019

Genre(s): General Fiction (Adult), Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Medical, Psychology… 663 more words


Angelica, by Arthur Phillips

This is a puzzling novel from 2007. And deliberately so. It is billed as a ghost story, and it certainly is. And usually I do not like ghost stories. 1,079 more words

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