Tag Archive: period britain

Review: The House at Riverton- Kate Morton

”It was 1924 and I was at Riverton again. All the doors hung wide open, silk billowing in the summer breeze. An orchestra perched high in the hill beneath the ancient maple, violins… Continue reading

Review: Snow Hill- Mark Sanderson

  After seeing one star ratings and  a few scathing comments on Goodreads, I was not expecting much from this book. But I bought it anyway, because I was drawn to the fact that its protagonist… Continue reading

Review: Life After Life- Kate Atkinson

“What if we had a chance to do it again and again, until we finally did get it right? Wouldn’t that be wonderful?” Fate, second chances and rebirth are just some of the… Continue reading

Review: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society- Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

What an absolute gem of a book. I didn’t think it was my sort of thing after looking at the cover (yes yes I’m a book lover and you shouldn’t judge a book by… Continue reading

Review: The Stranger’s Child- Alan Hollinghurst

                                                                                 The Stranger’s Child is a beautiful piece of writing full of elegance and seduction, unsurprisingly charming countless of readers and reaching the number one bestseller spot. Cecil Valance is a Cambridge undergraduate and poet, who… Continue reading