An Australian author I enjoy

I have written previously about the debut novel of Sulari Gentill but since that time she has been prolific in her writings.  I have read A Few Right Thinking Men, A Decline in Prophets and Paving the New Road.  She has also written Miles Off Course but I haven’t read that one.  I am just about…

Three roses and I picked the middle one

The Winter Rose is certainly a book to lose yourself in, 724 pages and a wonderful saga. I picked this book up at a secondhand bookshop, it was in the reduced box.  Originally $5, purchased for $2. From the bookjacket: It’s 1900 and the East End of London is a dangerous place for a woman doctor…

East of the sun is more than a song

I have managed, this month, to get a historical fiction book read well before the month is over.  I was slack last month and only read one historical fiction book during the month.  I aim to do better this month for my Historical Fiction Reading Challenge. The book East of the Sun certainly fits into…

Falling down in my Historical Fiction Challenge

As I have been busy doing other things I haven’t read many books for my Historical Fiction Reading Challenge.  I have been reading crime fiction but I am now reading a historical fiction book for my challenge.  The book is Suite Française by Irene Némirovsky A wonderful book with so many interesting characters. From the cover:…