Posts from ‘December, 2012’

A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

Five words from the blurb: WWI, horrors, nurse, loyalty, lovers I hadn’t read any Hemingway so when I was offered the […]

The Best Books of 2013? Part 1: Authors We Know and Love

I’ve been flicking through publisher catalogues and asking booksellers and publicists about the most exciting books to be published in […]

The First Century After Beatrice by Amin Maalouf

 Translated from the French by Dorothy S. Blair Winner of the 1993 Prix Goncourt Five words from the blurb: beans, […]