Foster by Claire Keegan is a short fiction novella, set in Ireland. I did read this in January and was disappointed. I decided, before returning it to the library, to give it another read. Still … not liking it. I am currently reading Here's One I Wrote Earlier by Peter Purves, because of the Doctor … Continue reading The Books I am Reading
What I have been Reading (or not)
The Sad Ghost Club by Lize Meddings is a comic book, which is not my favourite genre to read. I thought I would give it a go and I loved The Sad Ghost Club. Maybe 2023 is the year that I read more comics. I started reading The Waves by Virginia Woolf in January and … Continue reading What I have been Reading (or not)
Book Review. I Left the Room Burning by Beth O’Brien.
soap bubbles dripped from the handle and he said: you could at least use one I haven’t just washed she said: you could at least learn to dry up if you wanted to write a story through poetry, with each poem loosely linking to the other, I Left the Room Burning is how you would … Continue reading Book Review. I Left the Room Burning by Beth O’Brien.
Book Review. The Krillitane Storm by Christopher Cooper.
Before there was time to bolt the door, a Krillitane forced its head through, trying to push it open, but the monster hadn’t counted on Gertrude and her candlestick. ‘He squeezed through the tiny gap, grateful that this particular crisis had happened during his tenth life. Heaven help them all if it had been his … Continue reading Book Review. The Krillitane Storm by Christopher Cooper.
Book Review. The Mirror Crack’d From Side to Side by Agatha Christie.
‘Life is a kind of one-way track – just their own progress through it. Other people seem to them just like – like wall-paper in a room.’ She paused and then said. ‘I think Heather Badcock was that kind of person.’ the mirror crack’d from side to side: ‘the doom has come upon me.’ cried … Continue reading Book Review. The Mirror Crack’d From Side to Side by Agatha Christie.