Synopsis A must-have for every fan of literature and Paris – The Book Lover’s Guide to Paris is an extensive and informative travel companion, shedding new light on an ever-popular subject and spanning three centuries of the city’s unique literary history, from Victor Hugo’s Paris to the Lost Generation literati and present-day works such as Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code. Including unique, full-colour photographs … Continue reading Book Review: The Book Lover’s Guide to Paris
Bloomsbury Books is an old-fashioned new and rare book store that has persisted and resisted change for a hundred years, run by men and guided by the general manager’s unbreakable fifty-one rules. But in 1950, the world is changing, especially the world of books and publishing, and at Bloomsbury Books, the girls in the shop have plans. Continue reading Book Review: Bloomsbury Girls
Smuggler Tom West confronts his lover Grace for betraying him to the Revenue and takes her orphaned daughter Molly on board ship disguised as a boy to join his crew. But Molly, or Orlando as she must call herself, will grow up to outshine all the men of Tom’s company and seek revenge – and a legacy – all of her own. Continue reading Book Review: A Wild & True Relation
Set over the course of an English summer’s day but punctuated with memories from the past forty years of love and loss, hope and joy, heartbreak and grief, this is the story of a family. Continue reading Book Review: This Family
Catherine, a successful barrister, vanishes from a train station on the eve of her anniversary. Is it because she saw someone she believed long dead? Or was it a shadow cast by her troubled, fractured mind?
The answer lies buried in the past. Continue reading Book Review: The Beloved Girls
When you open your front door, waiting for you is a small wooden box. This box holds your fate inside: the answer to the exact number of years you will live. Continue reading Book Review: The Measure