Book report #4 (2021)

Hamnet & Judith, by Maggie O'Farrell. Pub 2020 (The book is published as "Hamnet" in the UK - don't know why...) I can't remember where or when I first heard about this book, but it made it on to my book wish list and became one of my Christmas additions to my tsundoku. I've been making my... Continue Reading →

Book report #20 (2019)

Dunbar, by Edward St. Aubyn. Pub 2017 My third foray into the Hogarth Shakespeare. While not as good either of the previous reads, this was a good (if not great) read, perhaps helped by the fact that I was not familiar with the play that it is based on. St. Aubyn updates King Lear into... Continue Reading →

Book report #9 (2019)

Hag-Seed, by Margaret Atwood. Pub 2017 This novel is part of the Hogarth Shakespeare series, and while the previous novel from the series that I read was exceptional (Macbeth), I had heard that the rest of the series was just so-so. But this one was available (as in, I already owned it), and fit into... Continue Reading →

Book report #9 (2018)

Macbeth, by Jo Nesbø. Pub 2018 The last of the recent recommendations, and this was another winner. I've not read any Jo Nesbø before, and looking at his bibliography I likely never would have, so this was a very pleasant surprise (I had a similar surprise with a longtime favourite book The Children of Men,... Continue Reading →

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