I just finished this book, and I am utterly surprised and delighted! It’s the first time it’s published in English, and I was lucky to get my hands on it. At first, I didn’t know what to expect. And to be honest, the plot seemed even a bit boring. I couldn’t be more wrong! On … More A 200 page book that touched my soul: Soul Of The Border
It took two decades for Zusak to write this novel. The Book Thief is pronounced as THE favourite book by many people, so I can understand the pressure of following it. But, hats off to this talented man, who wrote a novel that will stay with me for a long time. It’s one of those … More Worth the 10 year wait, Marcus Zusak is back!
Sarah Perry has done it again! She’s the writer of the very popular ‘The Essex Serpent’, and this book was one of my most anticipated releases of the year. I have a lot of feelings for this book. It’s one of those that makes you think about the writer, because you’re in awe of what … More Melmoth is going to haunt you down!
That’s how I’d describe After The Party in 3 words. A historical novel at the times of WW2. The main character isPhyllis and it’s told from her perspective in different time periods. The book opens in 1979 as Phyllis gets out of prison. The opening page totally got me sucked in, and is representative of … More Absorbing, evocative, intriguing: After The Party by Cressida Connolly
This one is not going to be easy, friends. I haven’t read such a weird novel since long time. I read the reviews in Goodreads. There are lovers and there are people who dislike it a lot. I think I can say, it wasn’t a pleasant read that blew my mind, but I didn’t hate … More Man Booker long lister: Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh
Hello friends! Hope you are planning for a nice weekend. I must say I wish I was in Finland after reading this book, because it definitely intrigued me to spend a summer there 🙂 First of all, can we please appreciate the gorgeous cover screaming a lovely summer day? I definitely love the colours and … More A Summer in Finland: The Summer House by Philip Teir