Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

David Mitchell is a fascinating writer. Everytime he publishes a book it creates a big splash, and that is not just hype or good marketing. His books live up to all their acclaim by defying genres, containing well developed, compelling … Continue reading

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The Children Act by Ian McEwan

Fiona Mayes is a British High Court Judge in London’s Family Division. There she hears cases dealing with families; mostly child custody but also some divorce. ¬†She is committed to her work and “…belonged to the law as some women … Continue reading

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Lila by Marilynne Robinson

In Lilla, Lila Dahl, a character we met in Robinson’s previous books Gilead and Home, tells the story of how she was found and raised by Doll, became a part of group of itinerant farm workers who wandered together, broke … Continue reading

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The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan

“Disturbingly fabulous” is what one reader said about this book and I have to agree. ¬†There is the lyrical prose that Flanagan uses while describing the horrors of how the Japanese used POWs to build the Thai-Burma railway, the deep … Continue reading

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