The Best Way to Bury Your Husband is, surprisingly, a very moving AND uplifting AND very funny book about domestic abuse and violence. Really!
The List of Suspicious Things is a multilayered narrative and a totally immersive snapshot of the place and time.
Tom Lake is a nice book, very pleasant to read, not particularly challenging but beautifully written. Lockdown without the pandemic.
The Wren, The Wren is not a narrative of grand events but an exploration of the intricate threads that bind couples and families.
A tense and claustrophobic mystery. An incisive look into family life and loyalties, ambition, criminal negligence, toxic greed and cover-up.
Therese questions herself and her life, and feels the urge to break out, smash everything and live more authentically. Who doesn’t, right?
When the days are dull and lifeless, you need The Society of Ill-Mannered Ladies. Thrilling, moving, clever.
A quiet domestic drama set in 1970s Britain. Moving and well written. A wealth of domestic detail plunges the reader into the era.
Marta is sent to be a governess at Fynshade, where she expects to find a rich man to marry. A taut and dark gothic tale.
Three women, three time periods, and always the same old shit of male coercion and violence. An absorbing, immersive story.