Category Archives: Book review

Reviews of books that I have read

Book Review: My Kind of Poetry by Janice Carter

My Kind of Poetry by Janice Carter My rating: 5 of 5 stars This delightful collection of poems, which are written straight from the poet’s heart and mind, are beautifully illustrated by sketches drawn by herself. All of the poems … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fatherland by Robert Harris

Fatherland by Robert Harris My rating: 5 of 5 stars What an excellent book! The version that I read was a twentieth anniversary edition of Robert Harris’s breakthrough novel. In the forward, he explains how the concept of a work … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dirty Filthy Rich Boys by Laurelin Page

Dirty Filthy Rich Boys by Laurelin Paige My rating: 4 of 5 stars I enjoyed this little story, which acts as an enticing introduction to the series. It certainly achieves its goal in making me want to read on into … Continue reading

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Book Review: The IX by Andrew P Weston

The IX by Andrew P. Weston My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a quite amazing story and is a great read, although my view is that it is a bit long. I would have preferred it to be … Continue reading

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Book Review: Toys by James Patterson

Toys by James Patterson My rating: 4 of 5 stars The unrelenting pace of the first person narrative of this story, plus the incentive to finish it and return the book to the second-hand stand of the hotel rather than … Continue reading

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Night Soldiers by Alan Furst My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book is underpinned by amazingly detailed research from which everybody can learn something. The awful European events of the nid-thirties to the mid-forties form a strong background for … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Return

The Return by Victoria Hislop My rating: 5 of 5 stars Gripping account of the Spanish Civil War The body of this book consists the story of the Ramirez family of Granada during the Spanish Republic, the Civil War and … Continue reading

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