Posts under ‘2010’

The Housekeeper and The Professor – Yoko Ogawa

 Translated from the Japanese by Stephen Snyder Five words from the blurb: maths, memory, affection, riddles, past People have raved […]

The Twin – Gerbrand Bakker

 Translated from the Dutch by David Colmer Winner of 2010 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Five words from the blurb: […]

The Radleys by Matt Haig

I haven’t had any success with vampire related entertainment in the past and so avoided this book for a long […]

A Visit from the Goon Squad – Jennifer Egan

Winner of 2011 Pulitzer PrizeLonglisted for 2011 Orange PrizeWinner of 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award Five words from the […]

Rendezvous – Esther Verhoef

 Translated from the Dutch by Alexander Smith Five words from the blurb: mother, life, unravels, tension, twists Iris is holding […]

The Whisperer – Donato Carrisi

 Translated from the Italian by Shaun Whiteside Five words from the blurb: missing, girls, arms, police, secrets. I hadn’t heard […]