Tag Archives: London

Hard Knocks

Thirteen Ways of Looking is a new short story collection by Colum McCann. Oh how I love the way this author has of expressing his thoughts on life. The first story in the book it’s about a retired Jewish judge … Continue reading

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What Women Want

The Canterbury Sisters by Kim Wright was a fortuitous find on the audio bookshelf in our library. I often say books find us rather than the other way around and this book found me at just the right moment. This … Continue reading

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Grief

After You by Jojo Moyes is a sequel novel to Me Before You. If you plan to read this book, you will definitely need to have read the prior book as this story begins where the other one left off. … Continue reading

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Resurrection

Buried Alive is a fictional novel by Arnold Bennett. Published in 1908, the book was made into a movie entitled Holy Matrimony in 1943. This is a satire about an accomplished British artist and his valet. The valet, Henry Leek … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the White Ribbon

The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz recently came to my attention when I saw a former professor was reading another book written by the same author. Am I ever grateful! Sanctioned by the Doyle Estate, this is a brand … Continue reading

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Ownership

The Last Bookaneer by Matthew Pearl is an adventure novel. The fictional story creatively explores the intellectual property rights of authors. As a writer, I found the subject matter of great interest. Set in New York, Samoa, and parts of … Continue reading

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Holmes Resurrected

Sherlock Holmes the Missing Years: Japan by Vasudev Murthy is a refreshing new Holmes mystery. Narrated by the ever faithful sidekick, Dr. Watson, the mystery begins with an ominous letter written in Sherlock Holmes handwriting instructing Watson to make haste … Continue reading

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