Monthly Archives: October 2016

“The Passion” by Jeanette Winterson

This is a short book but what it lacks in girth, the book makes up for in substance being rich in language and visual imagery. Having just read Sharpe’s Devil it was a surprise to encounter Napoleon again so soon. … Continue reading

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“Sharpe’s Devil” by Bernard Cornwell

Waterloo is a memory. Sharpe meets an ailing Napoleon on St Helena before heading into new and violent experiences in Chile. ” Fix your bayonets, men!” Sharpe is in Chile to find an old comrade in arms, Don Blas Vivar, … Continue reading

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“In Times Like These” by Nathan van Coops

I have only read maybe half a dozen time travel books, but they have been memorable: the granddaddy of time travel – “The Time Machine” by HG Wells, “The Time Traveller’s Wife” by Audrey Niffnegger, “Timeline” by Michael Crichton and … Continue reading

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“Mysterious Island” by Jules Verne

This was the second book that I read on my phone, the first being “As I Died Laughing” by David Lloyd . I do have a bilingual (Georgian-English) copy of the book, but that version is highly abridged, and I’ve … Continue reading

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