August Round-Up – The Books I Read In August 2016

In August I read seven books: Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff (Windmill) – My first read of the month told the story of an unconventional marriage. After years of lurching from one lover to another, Lotto decides to settle down when he meets Mathilde, whom he marries having only known her for a couple … Continue reading August Round-Up – The Books I Read In August 2016

The Dumb House by John Burnside

The Dumb House was a book I had had on my TBR since January which I finally got round to reading at the weekend on my train journey to Scotland. Originally published in 1997, it was reissued by Vintage in 2015 as part of a collection of Scottish classics. On its reissue it caused quite … Continue reading The Dumb House by John Burnside