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

In August I read eight books – seven fiction and one non-fiction: The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney (John Murray) – perhaps my favourite of all the books I read this month, a brilliant, gritty debut. A murder with an unlikely culprit has consequences for a group of flawed characters making up an Irish ‘underworld’. … Continue reading August Round-Up – The Books I Read In August 2015

Landfalls by Naomi Williams

I have read many historical fiction novels of which some are amongst my all time favourites. With this in mind I was looking forward to reading Naomi Williams exciting debut, Landfalls. In 1785, French Navy officer Lapérouse was appointed by Louis XVI to lead an expedition around the world in command of two ships, Astrolabe … Continue reading Landfalls by Naomi Williams