Literary Fiction

Lisa Appignanesi: Paris Requiem

Kate Atkinson: Life After Life

John Banville: The Untouchable 

Pat Barker: Toby’s Room

William Boyd: The New Confessions

Erskine Childers: The Riddles of the Sands

Sergio de la Pava: A Naked Singularity

Sabine Durant: Under your Skin

Jeffrey Eugenides: The Marriage Plot

F.Scott Fizgerald: Tender is the Night (read for the nth time….)

Richard Ford: The Sportswriter

Moshin Hamid – Moth Smoke

Robert Harris – An officer and a spy

A.M.Homes: May We Be Forgiven

John Le Carre: The Night Manager

Maggie O’Farrell – Instructions for a Heatwave

Richard Powers: Generosity

J.K. Rowling: The Casual Vacancy

Norman Rush: Mortals

John Williams: Stoner

Crime and Thrillers:

Sabine Durant: Under Your Skin

Camille Lackberg: The Hidden Child (not reviewed)

Peter Leonard: Voices of the Death

Kristina Ohlsson: Silenced

Mythology and Ancient Greece:

Herodotus: The Histories (partly)

Ovid: The Metamorphoses (dipping in and out)

Euripides: Iphigenia in Aulis

Homer: The Iliad chapter 24 (Achilles)

Margaret Atwood: The Penelopiad

Ted Hughes – Tales from the Ovid (dipping in and out of)

David Malouf: Ransom


Ann Applebaum: Iron Curtain and here

Maureen Freely: Sailing through Byzantium

Simon Goldhill: Love, Sex and Tragedy, Why Classics Matters

Hobsbawm: Interesting Times

Virginia Woolf: A room of her own


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