Tag Archives: London

Three’s a Crowd

Tin Man by Sarah Winman is a fictional novel about a man, a woman, and another man embroiled in an unusual relationship. Ellis loves Michael, Ellis loves Annie, Annie loves Michael, then Ellis marries Annie – at best, it is … Continue reading

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Sweet Revenge

A Prisoner of Birth by Jeffrey Archer is another novel I consumed during my latest obsession with Archer’s work. The story begins with three people celebrating a recent engagement at a pub in London. Four unrelated bar patrons instigate a … Continue reading

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Humming a New Tune

Nocturnes: Five stories of music and nightfall by Kazuo Ishiguro is a collection of music themed short stories. As a Ishiguro fan and music lover, this novel aroused my curiosity. I ended-up being surprised because it seemed so different from … Continue reading

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Across the Pond

The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street by Helene Hanff is the sequel to a book I read earlier entitled 34 Charing Cross Road. I strongly encourage you to read Charing Cross Road if you intend to read this book in order … Continue reading

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Identity

I have been wanting to read Swing Time by Zadie Smith for a long time. I am sorry to report I struggled to read only half of the novel and threw in the towel. Having read other books by Smith, I … Continue reading

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Don’t Touch That Dial

Radio Girls by Sarah-Jane Stratford is a historical fiction novel based on the early days of BBC radio and a key female producer named Hilda Matheson. In part, this is a mystery novel which is told from the point-of-view of … Continue reading

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Say What?

When in French: Love in a Second Language by Lauren Collins threw me for a loop.  I went into this book expecting a “hilarious” true story about the American author and her French husband. What I discovered was a book … Continue reading

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