Monthly Archives: May 2015

Family Life

This has quite a dark storyline but I did enjoy it. It is so evocative of Indians, from India, as opposed to British Indians. I asked Mum and Dad to read it because I imagine Dad’s life must have been … Continue reading

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The Girl in the Red Coat

This was recommended to me by members of the book group. Not an ‘official’ read but an optional one as the author came to the library to do a talk. It seemed like nothing happened for the first 100 pages … Continue reading

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The Emergence of Judy Taylor

This was a reading group choice. A rather mixed bag of a book. All the characters apart from the protagonist are quite sketchily portrayed, to the point where I kept mixing people up or forgetting who they were. The thought … Continue reading

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The Miniaturist

My reading group leader Kay said that she would be interested to know what I thought about this book. Nothing happens for thr first 152 pages so I almost gave up ir. However, the language is alluring and the mysteries … Continue reading

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The Girl on the Train

This one is a real page-turner, on a par with Before I Go to Sleep in that it plays with your perceptions. Better than Gone Girl, which it has been compared to. I’d definitely recommend this one.

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