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In Search of the Blue Tiger
A remarkable book; intelligent, a thrilling read, characterised by great writing. It is a hard book to describe in some respects, part crime novel, pa...more
Apr 18, 2012
Feb 25, 2012
Tea in the Library
Very readable and interesting account of pursuing the dream of bookshop ownership. An excellent read for anyone considering a similar project or just...more
Feb 21, 2014
Feb 18, 2014
Burial Rites
A remarkable piece of writing, evocative and powerful, Hannah Kent is a new writer to watch. Dark, thoughtful and thought provoking. As historical fic...more
Apr 05, 2014
Apr 01, 2014
Still thinking about this one, not sure about the number of stars. Compelling, especially the last half of the novel. Unreliable narrator leaves you w...more
Oct 30, 2013
Oct 22, 2013
Give Me Truth
An eximination of the disintergration of two families very much a modern story of dysfunction. A compelling read.
Sep 19, 2012
Sep 18, 2012
The Flower Hunter: The Remarkable Life of Ellis Rowan
A captivating read about a feisty, Victorian adventurer and artist. A highly entertaining biography about a remarkable woman.
Oct 23, 2013
Sep 28, 2013
Cocaine Blues (Phryne Fisher, #1)
Loved this escapist historical mystery. Phyrne is a wonderful creation and I look forward to reading more Phyrne Fisher mysteries.
Jan 26, 2014
Aug 28, 2013
May Gibbs: More Than A Fairy Tale
Feb 02, 2013
Jan 23, 2013
By the Book, A Reader's Guide to Life
May 03, 2013
Apr 19, 2013
The First Third
Aug 21, 2014
Aug 19, 2014
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