October Round-Up – The Books I Read In October 2015

In October I read and reviewed six books, all fiction: Rush Oh! by Shirley Barrett (Virago) – The first novel by screenwriter and director Shirley Barrett is a beautifully written story based on a whaling family in Eden, New South Wales. Narrated by Mary, the eldest daughter of the Davidson family, we uncover their family … Continue reading October Round-Up – The Books I Read In October 2015

Elizabeth Is Missing by Emma Healey

Elizabeth Missing is the impressive debut novel by Emma Healey. It has been showered with critical praise and in addition to being nominated for multiple awards was a winner at the 2014 Costa Book Awards, picking up the prize for best first novel. ‘I reach for the phone. Button number four is Elizabeth. It rings … Continue reading Elizabeth Is Missing by Emma Healey