Posts from ‘September, 2012’

The Lost Memory of Skin by Russell Banks

Five words from the blurb: sex offender, trapped, encampment, relationship, past The Lost Memory of Skin first came to my […]

The Lighthouse by Alison Moore

 Shortlisted for the 2012 Booker Prize Five words from the blurb: man, Germany, guest house, mother, lonely The Lighthouse is a short […]

A Fantastic Night Out

Last week my husband and I were lucky enough to be invited to a Literary Dinner at Blenheim Palace. The […]

The Plague by Albert Camus

 Translated from the French by Robin Buss Five words from the blurb: people, plague, death, isolation, fate Albert Camus is […]

Three Abandoned Books

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn Five words from the blurb: wife, disappears, police, suspect, secrets Gone Girl seems to be […]

Thinking in Numbers by Daniel Tammet

Five words from the blurb: imagine, universe, counting, mathematics, everyone Daniel Tammet is an autistic savant with an amazing ability […]