The fourth book about Patrick Melrose took me the longest to read and was the first book in the series that actually made me doubt the decision to read any series at all. Continue reading Mother’s Milk, Patrick Melrose #4 by Edward St. Aubyn
I tried different authors, settings and storylines, but I still kept hitting upon these patterns. Did you notice them too? Continue reading Am I imagining things or these patterns do happen in modern female-authored literature?
I’ve officially been to and returned from my first blogging slump! Continue reading New blogsitential questions
House of Glass is a platypus of literature. The book has a body of a gothic mystery and a tail of another genre. Continue reading House of Glass by Susan Fletcher
An exceptional pacifist novel about WWI, but unfortunately I failed to like the book as much as I anticipated. Continue reading The Salt of the Earth by Jozef Wittlin
You will realise early on that Cora Seaborne is quite an unusual person for England in 1893. She’s fascinated by science, biology and nature. She loves wearing men’s clothing and walking alone in the woods. She also dreams about finding a living dinosaur. Continue reading The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
Several good women face several bad men. The women struggle, fight, develop and grow, each through the own story that involves either their talents, or their marriages, or their families. Continue reading Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik