Posts from ‘May, 2012’

May Summary and Plans for June

May has been a productive reading month for me. It was dominated by the amazing doorstep that is The Street […]

The Street Sweeper by Elliot Perlman

Five words from the blurb: history, Holocaust, relationship, civil-rights, New York The Street Sweeper is my favourite book of the […]

Three Mini Reviews

Running the Rift by Naomi Benaron This book first came to my attention when it won the 2010 Bellweather Prize […]

The Soldier’s Return by Melvyn Bragg

Five words from the blurb: returns, war, Burma, Cumbria, changed Last month I read A Division of the Light which […]

The Master and Margarita: The Graphic Novel

A few years ago I read The Master and Margarita, but although I enjoyed it, I felt as though a […]

The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan

Five words from the blurb: castaways, patience, survival, dilemmas, humanity In 1914 an ocean liner sinks and it quickly becomes […]