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Pierre Lemaitre, The great swindle (Review)

As I was reading Pierre Lemaitre’s literary page-turner, The great swindle, I started to wonder about the endings of books, what I look for, what I most appreciate. 1,160 more words

21st Century Literature

Josephine Rowe, A loving, faithful animal (Review)

How many novels have you read featuring the Vietnam War? I’ve not read many I must say, but last year I did review Charles Hall’s… 1,001 more words

Australian Literature

Anthony Doerr, All the light we cannot see (Review)

Just when you thought that there couldn’t possibly be another angle to writing about World War 2, up comes another book that does just that, like, for example, Anthony Doerr’s Pulitzer prize-winning  1,386 more words

21st Century Literature

Ariella Van Luyn, Treading air (Review)

It wasn’t until I reached the end of Ariella Van Luyn’s debut novel, Treading air, that I discovered it was loosely based on the life of a real person. 1,166 more words

Australian Literature

Robyn Cadwallader, The anchoress (Review)

Let me start by saying that I’m not a big reader of historical fiction, and particularly not of non-Australian historical fiction, so to read a novel set in mediaeval times is quite a departure for me. 1,195 more words

Australian Literature

Ali Cobby Eckermann, Ruby Moonlight (Review)

Ali Cobby Eckermann has been on my radar for a while, so when Lisa announced her 2016 Indigenous Literature Week, I decided Eckermann’s verse novel… 924 more words

Australian Literature

Julie Proudfoot, The neighbour (Review)

When Julie Proudfoot offered me her debut novel, The neighbour, for review I was more than happy to accept. After all, it had won… 895 more words

Australian Literature