Posts from ‘October, 2013’

October Summary and Plans for November

October was an amazing reading month for me. I read four outstanding books (a 5* review is coming soon!), which […]

The Skinning Tree by Srikumar Sen

 Winner of the 2012 Tibor Jones South Asia Prize Five words from the blurb: India, boy, school, tragedy, regime The […]

Quick Reviews: 419, Wild and The History of Mary Prince

The History of Mary Prince by Mary Prince Five words from the blurb: black, slave, Caribbean, London, document The History […]

Beneath the Darkening Sky by Majok Tulba

Shortlisted for 2013 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize Five words from the blurb: child, soldiers, Africa, plight, resonates Beneath the Darkening Sky […]

Books I’ve Abandoned Recently

It’s been a while since I mentioned books that I’ve abandoned and as a consequence there are quite a few! […]

Eleanor Catton wins the 2013 Booker Prize!

The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton has just won the 2013 Booker Prize! I’m very pleased. It wasn’t quite to my […]