Book Review: ALL THE GOOD THINGS by Clare Fisher

Before I picked up ALL THE GOOD THINGS, I’d seen it tweeted, blogged and Instagrammed about with rave reviews. So imagine my surprise when I found myself unable to get in sync with the protagonist, causing me to do something I rarely do - keeping it aside for a later time. After about ten days, … Continue reading Book Review: ALL THE GOOD THINGS by Clare Fisher

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Book Review: SALT HOUSES by Hala Alyan

Have you ever read a book that was beautiful yet heartbreaking? SALT HOUSES by Hala Alyan is an exquisitely written family saga that is significant narrative in the current socio-political climate of the world. Brief Synopsis This multigenerational saga takes us into the world of a wealthy Palestinian family, the Yacoubs, starting with the perspective … Continue reading Book Review: SALT HOUSES by Hala Alyan

Book Review: WHAT MY BODY REMEMBERS by Agnete Friis

WHAT MY BODY REMEMBERS by Agnete Friis is an emotionally fraught literary thriller that completely shook me by the time I finished reading it. One thing that stood out from the get-go was the underlying sense of distress and damage that made it an intense and darkly atmospheric read. Actual blood and gore are sparse … Continue reading Book Review: WHAT MY BODY REMEMBERS by Agnete Friis

Book Review: THE LAST NEANDERTHAL by Claire Cameron

The general understanding on the Neanderthals, in non-scientific circles, is that they preceded the modern human being and were the uncivilised and distant cousin of man. They were loud, raucous and stocky. And while savagery is a capability in modern humans, it was the way of being for the Neanderthals. It's also widely assumed that … Continue reading Book Review: THE LAST NEANDERTHAL by Claire Cameron