A clever, perceptive, well written and very readable novel about Ireland, history, lies and stories.
A dystopian novel and an implicit plea to take care of our precious, fragile planet. We’ll be sorry when we lose it.
Well written, skillfully constructed detective novel set in London in 1896. A good ol’ pageturner with dead bodies galore – and bank heists.
A harsh look at modern, middle class people doing what people have been doing forever: cheating. In more ways than one. Great book club read.
Moving and well written story of family dysfunction, the corruption of wealth and a life shattered by a series of poor decisions.
Atmospheric mystery set in 1399 in a French convent. Featuring feminist writer Christine de Pizan, who really worked under King Charles VI.
Realistic and gripping psychological thriller; fast paced, tense and tightly plotted. When everyone is hiding something, who can you trust?
An intimate, readable, day-to-day account of life in London during the plague of 1665, remarkably similar to life during a pandemic today.
A long and unrelenting story of miserable poverty, hard work and bare survival. It’s miserable to read, too, despite often lyrical prose.
Love between friends, between parents and children, between spouses. And that weird, unreliable, deceptive kind of love — being ‘in love’.