Monthly Archives: October 2015

“A Morbid Taste for Bones” by Ellis Peters

This book was a genre pioneer, when first published in 1977, mixing historical fiction with a murder mystery. This the first “chronicle” of Brother Cadfael, a 12th Century monk with a detective bent, whose exploits were recounted in 20 such … Continue reading

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Book Review: “A Gift of Sanctuary” by Candace Robb

This is the sixth Owen Archer mystery, the first I have read and possibly the last. This is a Medieval mystery set in the late Middle Ages. Owen Archer is working for the Duke of Lancaster, looking to recruit archers … Continue reading

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“Stoner” by John Williams

On the cover it suggests it is “The greatest novel you have never read.” Julian Barnes described it as his “book of the year“. The novel was published in 1965 and after being out of print a couple of times, … Continue reading

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This site is for my  book reviews. I read around six books a month and try to review each book I read. In Tbilisi, Georgia finding books in English is easy but finding specific books in English is difficult. So … Continue reading

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