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

Theo by Ed Taylor

Theo is the coming-of-age tale of a ten year old boy with an unusual childhood. As the son of a rock musician and a fragile, estranged mother, Theo is forced to lead an unconventional and often unpleasant childhood. β€˜The black and white photos are of people at the house a long time ago, around the … Continue reading Theo by Ed Taylor