Posts from ‘July, 2015’

Boy in the Tower by Polly Ho-Yen

 Source: Library Five words from the blurb: strange, plants, menacing, trapped. tower Boy in the Tower is a modern-day version […]

Who Will Be Longlisted for the 2015 Booker Prize?

The Booker longlist will be announced on Wednesday 29 July. For the last few months I’ve been studying the contenders. It’s […]

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the Gielgud Theatre

            Last week I was fortunate enough to be offered tickets to see a performance […]

Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts

 Source: Personal copy Five words from the blurb: India, slum, fugitive, prison, redemption Shantaram is one of the best books […]

Familiar Wars by Julietta Harvey

 Source: Free review copy received from publisher Five words from the blurb: Greek, boy, massacre, uprooted, family Familiar Wars was […]