Monthly Archives: May 2016

Absence by Joanna King – 2016

Sometimes you pick a novel up at just the right time – after a string of adrenaline reads and rich historical dramas I was in the right mood for Joanna King’s debut novel; an introspective piece about what it is … Continue reading

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Napoleon’s Willow by Joan Norlev Taylor – 2016

Bishop Pompallier says in this book: “We do not live in the Garden of Eden, though we may try to make our small corner resemble it” – but as well as the Tree of Life, the forbidden Tree of the Knowledge … Continue reading

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The Chain by Antony Millen – 2015

The Chain takes us into the privacy / security debate, it is set in 2043 where the democratising power of the Internet has gone ballistic – with no national borders or jingoistic-causing historical place names, and where all information exchange … Continue reading

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