I decided that as I had completed the Goodreads reading challenge (about the only thing I ever use Goodreads for (certainly not for recommendations or any of the groups, and the design! They really need to bring that into the 20th Century (yes, I said that deliberately)). Anyway, I decided that as I was on … Continue reading I’ve been reading Browning, Keats and William Wordsworth…well, Natchez Burning, The Bone Tree and Mississippi Blood – again
There will be blood
Son of a Reacher man
And it's now I see, after all of this time what it's done to me
The best book of AD41 without a doubt.
The Ends of the Earth by Robert Goddard My rating: 4 of 5 stars The final book in The Wide World Trilogy and Robert Goddard remembers the Wide World bit on the cover and has the story rushing - as much as a five week sail trip can be said to be rushing - off to Japan in … Continue reading Review: The Ends of the Earth
The Corners of the Globe by Robert Goddard My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Corners of the Globe is the second in Robert Goddard’s The Wide World trilogy and it definitely shows all the signs of a master of the genre at work. I think I was perhaps fortunate to read this coming off the back of another … Continue reading Review: The Corners of the Globe
Series: Penn Cage My version: HardbackGenre: Historical Fiction, U.S.A.Publisher: Harper CollinsFirst published: 2015ISBN: 978-0-06-231111-5Pages: 801 Bought Southern professor Penn Cage is caught in the darkest maelstrom of his life. The heartbreaking but seemigly straightforward death of his father's African-American nurse, Viola Turner, has fractured Penn's family and turned Dr. Tom Cage into a fugitive from justice. … Continue reading Review: The Bone Tree – Greg Iles
Then this arrived today. Not what I was expecting. Yes, I was expecting my hardback of The Bone Tree by Greg Iles to arrive, but I didn't expect this. I was fairly sure I'd ordered the UK version from The Book Depository, as it looked (that's it on the left), though in hardback, very similar to … Continue reading Well, erm…blimey, yeah : The Bone Tree then…
Now this one I have been looking forward to. It will be breaking into the schedule so I can indeed be 'one of the first.' Though as it's on it's way from wherever, to me here in Denmark, 'the first' is probably going to mean a lot larger number than they're maybe thinking. Natchez Burning was … Continue reading Good news indeed!