Posts Tagged ‘France’

The Last Banquet by Jonathan Grimwood

Five words from the blurb: orphan, chef, France, delicacies, obsession The Last Banquet is a vivid book that grabs the […]

A Novel Bookstore by Laurence Cossé

 Translated from the French by Alison Anderson Five words from the blurb: place, books, envy, secret, literary A Novel Bookstore […]

The Trespass – Rose Tremain

 Long listed for 2010 Booker Prize I enjoyed The Road Home and had heard wonderful things about many of Tremain’s […]

The Republic of Trees – Sam Taylor

I loved The Island at the End of the World and so was keen to read some of Sam Taylor’s […]

Dangerous Liaisons – Choderlos de Laclos

Translated from the French by Helen Constantine Dangerous Liaisons was the latest choice for my book-group and I was very pleased […]

The Elegance of the Hedgehog – Muriel Barbery

Translated from the French by Alison Anderson I had seen nothing but praise for this book in the blogging world, […]