Monthly Archives: March 2017

Yewande Omotoso || The Woman Next Door

Omotoso has cunningly used a theme we are acquainted with through film and television: older women who are forced to join forces in later life in order to cope with circumstances. Family and friends have passed away or cannot spare … Continue reading

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C.E. Morgan || The Sport of Kings

Bailey’s Prize for Women’s Fiction Longlist 2017 The library’s comment on The Sport of Kings was ‘a story about two totally different men, bound by their love for horses and racing. This comment hardly does this novel any justice. Those … Continue reading

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E.O. Chirovici || The Book of Mirrors

The Book of Mirrors has been applauded in my country. On television it was recommended and praised. As you may imagine I therefore started reading the novel with high expectations. They, unfortunately, were not fulfilled. The Book of Mirrors is … Continue reading

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Cynan Jones || Cove

SPOILER ALERT In a mere 40 pages Cynan Jones paints a man desperate to survive. He has been caught at sea in bad weather and has been hit by lightning. Injuries and all, he has to find a way to … Continue reading

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