Posts from ‘January, 2014’

Brief Thoughts: Jack Glass, Men We Reaped and The Lie

Jack Glass by Adam Roberts Five words from the blurb: society, crime, asteroid, murder, freedom Jack Glass started well, with a […]

DVD Review: Untouchable (French Cinema)

Five words from the blurb: Paris, slum, quadriplegic, wealthy, adventure I don’t normally review films on this blog, but I […]

The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert

Five words from the blurb: botanical, explorer, woman, independent, evolution The Signature of All Things was the best novel I […]

Brief Thoughts: Salvation of a Saint, My Husband’s Secret, Underworld, The Summer of the Ubume

Salvation of a Saint by Keigo Higashino Five words from the blurb: husband, dead, poisoning, suspect, deceit This wasn’t in […]

Mr Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

Five words from the blurb: dusty, books, curious, analysis, technology Mr Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore is an entertaining mystery that will […]

Questions of Travel by Michelle de Kretser

 Winner of 2013 Miles Franklin Literary Award Five words from the blurb: world, guides, tourist, return, dreams Questions of Travel […]