Here are three more novels featuring unconventional women of the 1950s.
A healthy mind in a healthy body I thought I was the only one! How wrong can you get? Historical fiction with a focus on medicine seemed an extremely niche genre so
Much as I love a comfort read or relaxing entertainment, I do love a book that makes me think. In no particular order, here are half a dozen books I
It was pure coincidence that I read de Bernières' novel before my holiday but what a happy accident.
My summer holiday this year was spent in Norway, exploring fjords and glaciers, kayaking, axe-throwing, sampling Scandinavian beers and pretending to be a mermaid. Then we stumbled on a funny little place called Fjaerdland and I fell in love.
Tomorrow, I’m off to Milan on the train. The journey takes a little over three hours, just long enough to absorb a novel. I want to read something which will
f everything worked out, this would be the first time one of Dona Candida’s girls had succeeded in getting away. It would work out. The alternative was unbearable.
Chapter 1 His concentration faded with the light. The soft stroke of the low notes created a hollow mid-air tone, not a warm vibration in his chest, and the high voice