Posts Tagged ‘Ethiopia’

Sweetness in the Belly – Camilla Gibb

 Finalist for the 2005 Giller Prize I hadn’t heard of this book, but during a discussion on Canadian literature Claire recommended it and kindly lent me her copy.  I’m so pleased that she brought it to my attention as it was a fantastic read. Sweetness in the Belly is set in Ethiopia, Morocco and England. The main […]

Cutting for Stone – Abraham Verghese

Cutting for Stone is a fantastic book! It would easily have made my ‘Best of 2009’ list, had I read it sooner and I’m sure it will be one of my favourite reads of 2010. At 500+ pages, it isn’t a quick read, but it was well worth the investment of time as the story will stay with […]