Category Archives: Twenty First Century Literature

More Than is Sensible, I Know!

In recent months I have got out of the habit of talking about the books that I am reading. In this post, I will run through them. I hope that in the days and weeks to come I will be … Continue reading

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Amberlough by Lara Elena Donnelly

It is a sunny evening in London, today. I’m sitting at my desk with the mini-fan cooling me down and, okay, a cup of tea in front of me. Rain or shine, somethings don’t change. Amberlough. Here is a book I … Continue reading

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The Rich Legacy of John le Carré

I was just finishing my lunch today when I read some great news, really great news, on Twitter: John le Carré has written another book; and not just any old book but a new George Smiley novel. le Carré has … Continue reading

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Man’s Pain and God’s Promise

What am I reading? I have enjoyed another good reading week – continuing to manage an hour almost every day, and slightly longer at the weekend. It feels good to have got on with T. E. Lawrence’s Letters and The Miseducation … Continue reading

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From Aqaba to Montana – People and Love

What am I reading? When I last asked this question it was 3rd December 2016. Back then, my two books on-the-go were A Most Wanted Man (John Le Carré) and T. E. Lawrence’s Letters. I finished Le Carré’s novel not … Continue reading

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We’ll Never Tell Them: Chapter Seven

With Chapter Seven we reach the end of Part 1 of We’ll Never Tell Them. Before starting this post, I looked back to see when I wrote my review of Chapter Six. I thought it was in last month but it … Continue reading

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Hamburg to Aleppo and a dash of sherbet

What Am I Reading? It has been over a month since I last updated Hail Eärendel and for once it wasn’t because I have been lazy, distracted or any other negative reason. In fact, I was taking part in the NaNoWriMo … Continue reading

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