A wonderful book.

One of the few books I would give five stars to.  I loved this book and loved it even more as it brought back memories of driving down the Araluen Valley to Moruya to visit my mum and dad.  There was also mention of the Canberra suburb Garran where I used to teach. The book…

A return to reading, the weather has been hot!

Here in Victoria we have had ten consecutive days with the temperature over 30 degrees. It is really too hot to do sewing or knitting or gardening so I have been to the movies and also done a bit of reading for a change. This delightful story was read very quickly and I thoroughly enjoyed…

Lovesong

Just finished Lovesong by Alex Miller which won the Christina Stead Prize for Fiction 2011. Lovesong is a story about John and his marriage to a Tunisian woman, Sabiha, their life running a cafe in Paris, her desire to have a child and the drama that ensues in light of the steps she takes to get…