Category: fiction

Longbourn: Pride and Prejudice – the servants’ story

Longbourn is one of those books that pulls you in, little by little, until you are truly captivated by its storytelling. Once you reach the final pages you are sad to say goodbye to the characters whose lives you have followed but, unlike many… Continue Reading “Longbourn: Pride and Prejudice – the servants’ story”

Life’s too short for boring books.

Let me get one thing straight. There’s really no such thing as a bad book. Ok there is… but there’s usually (not always) something interesting hiding underneath the surface if time were spent on it and good advice given at the start. There are… Continue Reading “Life’s too short for boring books.”

Two sides to every story

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn Ok, so this book is now in paperback and seems to be THE book to be seen with at the moment, if you believe the hype. I was lucky enough to get an advance copy way back when the… Continue Reading “Two sides to every story”