Tag Archives: recommending

Review: Stories of Your Life and others by Ted Chiang

Lovely Melfka mentioned this one on her blog and she posted photos of the author too as she was able to talk to him face to face – do visit and see all the goodies yourself! Thank you, my dear … Continue reading

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Review: Hidden Depths (Vera Stanhope 03) by Ann Cleeves

Synopsis: A hot summer on the Northumberland coast. Julie Armstrong, a divorced mother of two teenagers, arrives home from a night out to find her son murdered in their own bathroom. Luke, a beautiful boy but hardly the sharpest tool … Continue reading

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Review: The Scar by Sergey and Marina Dyachenko

Synopsis: Meet Lord Egert Soll, a young guard officer from Kavarren. It could be said he was born under a very propitious star. The only child, a scion of an old and rich family of aristocrats, he never lacked anything. … Continue reading

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Reviewing a Classic: Scaramouche by Rafael Sabatini

My good Internet friend and an excellent reviewer, Heidenkind, encouraged me to read Scaramouche, a book I’d never heard of before – thank you very much, I do owe you! Her review of this novel can be found here. Synopsis: … Continue reading

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A Passage to India by E. M. Forster

This is a biased review: I am too blinded by the beautiful language and awestruck by the reach of the story and its implications. Continue reading

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