Category Archives: Review

The Other Mrs Walker #review

By | 21st April 2017

A debut novel from Mary Paulson-Ellis, The Other Mrs Walker starts at the beginning of the cold New Year with a death. The book depicts the life of a family that have a complicated relationship. We go along with Margaret looking for clues and trying to understand what happened with Mrs Walker. As she uncovers… Read More »

The Revolving Door of Life #review

By | 12th April 2017

The Revolving Door of Life (44 Scotland Street) by Alexander McCall Smith Found this book recently and I have to admit that the title winked at me. It’s an interesting book. The start may be a bit weird, up to the point when you get used to the style. Basically, it is a book about… Read More »

The Ashes of London by Andrew Taylor #review

By | 3rd April 2017

1666. London is burning. That’s how the book starts. Soon we start investigating a murder. The novel is a slow-paced thriller with lots of twists. I liked it, to be honest. Even if it wasn’t as exciting as I thought. But the way the stories of the characters intertwine makes the book worthwhile. We journey… Read More »

The Silk Roads by Peter Frankopan

By | 25th March 2017

A New History of the World A very interesting and captivating history book by Peter Frankopan. Indeed it is a new history of the world as it tries to look at the events from another perspective. As most of the western world focuses on the development of the West, this book turns back to the… Read More »

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

By | 15th March 2017

Here’s another book review I think you’ll like. I’m talking about Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov. A controversial book, that is also the subject of other books. I wanted to see what was so interesting about it. Here’s what I think about it. It’s an interesting book. With a disputed topic: incest and pedophilia. At least… Read More »

Black Water Lilies by Michel Bussi #review

By | 13th March 2017

It’s a very interesting thriller. This book is not your usual crime novel. A memory, a confession, murder, paint, hope, happiness. It’s a puzzle as you’d expect. But a surprising one I admit. This is the story of obsession and crime. We start in a very funny way with our three women. A girl, a… Read More »

My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk

By | 8th March 2017

I am a Corpse This is one of my favourite books and I had to write about it. My Name Is Red by Orhan Pamuk. It’s actually a detective book that starts with the chapter ”I am a Corpse”. So we see what happens seconds after the murder we will be investigating. The description of… Read More »