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Friday, May 29, 2020
empire of salt trilogy – c.f. iggulden

Empire of Salt Trilogy – C.F. Iggulden

Darien, Shiang, The Sword Saint   by C.F. Iggulden Goodreads   I picked up these books through my local group on Facebook. It’s a lovely, friendly group. The admin really work hard to keep the aggro to a...
around the traps…part something

Around the traps…part something

Something I used to do in the dim, dark past i.e. before I started studying at university, was to write an occasional article about what was happening in the book industry. I’ve had a...
paul collins author of james gong: the big hit

Paul Collins author of James Gong: The Big Hit

Writing James Gong: The Big Hit Publisher: Hybrid Publishers Distributor: New Holland RRP $16.95 ISBN: 978-1-925736-44-1 Paul Collins has supplied me with a few words talking about his new book James Gong: The Big Hit. I always a guest...
complete shorter fiction – oscar wilde

Complete Shorter Fiction – Oscar Wilde

Complete Shorter Fiction by Oscar Wilde, Isobel Murray Published by Oxford University Press on March 5th 1998 Pages: 288 Goodreads For the first time in one volume, this complete collection of all the short fiction Oscar Wilde published...
orwell: the authorised biography – michael shelden

Orwell: The Authorised Biography – Michael Shelden

George Orwell: The Authorised Biography by Michael Shelden Published by MINERVA on 1991 Pages: 576 Goodreads This biography of George Orwell draws on a range of sources including letters concerning his romantic attachments to other boys at Eton,...
laughter in the dark by vladimir nabokov

Laughter in the Dark by Vladimir Nabokov

Another book from a deceased estate. The late owner had a reasonable size of English literature as well as novels in both Romanian and Italy. Many of the English literature novels ended up in...
monkey grip – helen garner

Monkey Grip

Monkey Grip by Helen Garner Published by Penguin Books on February 7th 1984 Pages: 245 Goodreads In "Monkey Grip", Helen Garner charts the lives of a generation. Her characters are exploring new ways of loving and living -...
murder on the menu – edited by peter haining

Murder on the Menu – edited by Peter Haining

Murder On The Menu by Peter Haining on January 1st 1991 Pages: 320 Goodreads What better way to do away with an enemy than at the dinner table? Arsenic in the porridge, cyanide in the cocoa, a sauce...
requiem for a wren – nevil shute

Requiem for a Wren – Nevil Shute

Another book in the Dymocks Reading Challenge 2020. This book ticked off the ‘book with a red cover’ category for me. I’m loving this challenge, some of categories are rather vague and can be...
the yellow bird sings – jennifer rosner

The Yellow Bird Sings – Jennifer Rosner

The Yellow Bird Sings by Jennifer Rosner Goodreads A powerfully moving and utterly gripping debut novel about a mother and daughter forced into hiding at the height of WWII, and the bond between parent and child...
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