The White Tiger – Aravind Adiga

Before I begin my review, a statutory warning this is India-bashing, large scale. If you are the sort of person who gets all worked up when any aspect of India is criticised, this book is not for you. I have not reviewed the book neither have I given it any stars. My views are complicated. … Continue reading The White Tiger – Aravind Adiga

The Paris Wife – Paula McLain

A deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal, The Paris Wife captures a remarkable period of time and a love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley.  Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is a quiet twenty-eight-year-old who has all but given up on love and happiness—until she meets Ernest Hemingway and her … Continue reading The Paris Wife – Paula McLain

The North Water – Ian McGuire

A ship sets sail with a killer on board . . . 1859. A man joins a whaling ship bound for the Arctic Circle. Having left the British Army with his reputation in tatters, Patrick Sumner has little option but to accept the position of ship's surgeon on this ill-fated voyage. But when, deep into … Continue reading The North Water – Ian McGuire

Books I Read in January 2021

This year I have decided to read at least 4 books a month. I outdid myself (pat on my back) and read five books. So here goes the books I read this month. The Mister - E.L. James Book Review The mister – E.L. James Where The Crawdads Sing - Delia Owens Book … Continue reading Books I Read in January 2021

The mister – E.L. James

London, 2019. Life has been easy for Maxim Trevelyan. With his good looks, aristocratic connections, and money, he’s never had to work and he’s rarely slept alone. But all that changes when tragedy strikes and Maxim inherits his family’s noble title, wealth, and estates, and all the responsibility that entails. It’s a role he’s not … Continue reading The mister – E.L. James