Category: review

The Insect Farm

The Insect Farm cover art Stuart Prebble

The Insect Farm Stuart Prebble Being lucky enough to be a member of the Curtis Brown online book group, this month I was sent an advance copy of Stuart Prebble’s new novel, The Insect Farm. I love crime novels, and the beautiful cover art immediately… Continue Reading “The Insect Farm”

The Ship

It’s not very often that a book gets me looking at oranges in a new way. Well, oranges and apples, and computers, and society… and the British Museum. Antonia Honeywell’s first novel, The Ship, had me gripped from the start. And it’s not something… Continue Reading “The Ship”

Savage Victorians

It’s been quite a while since I wrote a book review, so I thought I’d give you two. Over the summer I bought myself a copy of The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton. Winner of the Man Booker Prize in 2013, the blurb appealed to… Continue Reading “Savage Victorians”