Posts under ‘1930s’

The Lake District Murder by John Bude

Five words from the blurb: body, garage, puzzle, 1930s, village I used to live near Cockermouth, Cumbria so when I […]

The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Winner of the 1939 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Five words from the blurb: Florida, swamp, dangerous, life, survival The Yearling […]

Night Flight by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

  Translated from the French by Curtis Cate Five words from the blurb: adventurer, aviation, risks, airmail, courage I have a […]

War with the Newts by Karel Capek

 Translated from the Czech by M and R Weatherall Five words from the blurb: humorous, newts, trade, exploitation, fight War […]

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 […]

Before the Fact – Francis Iles

I first saw Before the Fact mentioned on Shelf Love, but was persuaded to read it when Teresa selected it […]