Too much life?

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara Republished into my blog’s original timeline – one of my ‘lost’ posts. This novel has really divided its readers into camps. Most, but not all, of those reading along with Scott didn’t like it, and neither did James and Teresa. But, on the other side, Simon S, Jackie and Rebecca all loved it. Where do I stand? Well – Read More

Kerching! It’s so 1980s

Money by Martin Amis (republished into its original place in my blog time-line from the lost post archive) So, earlier in the summer we were picking a book to discuss at book group and someone suggested The Pregnant Widow by Martin Amis. He’s an author we’ve not read in the group before but that title didn’t appeal; individually we’d Read More

Animals by Emma Jane Unsworth

Republished into my blog’s timeline – one of my lost posts… This novel took me right back to my student days, especially my first term at university where it I cultivated many friendships through the medium of gallons of beer/lager/cider (and a curry on a good night).  It was the late 1980s and beer was 34p a pint in Read More