Book Reviews

The Cuckoo’s Calling

By Robert Galbraith (aka J K Rowling) I've been working my way through the Cormoran Strike series - three books but hopefully more in the pipeline. JK Rowling is an impressive writer. I wanted to see how well she could carry off a crime fiction novel and read with interest. One thing Rowling excells at is characterisation. Cormoron Strike jumps off the page. He's a very likeable bloke with baggage (aren't we all?). The 'drunk' scene is particularly memorable: funny and sad all at the same … [Read More...]

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Silly Mitsakes …

I get very cross with myself when I find silly mistakes in my writing. It's even more embarrassing when someone else finds them. It was just pointed out to me that I made one of those cringe worthy mistakes in one of my recent posts (I have since corrected it) and I'm very thankful to that person (bar steward) ... no, I really am grateful. If it weren't for people like him I would be making such an arse of myself all over the internet. Just to share, here are a few of my worst gaffs: - … [Read More...]

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The Glass Caves

Saw these guys playing on the streets of York, when I was there a week or so ago. I was very impressed by them. They have an EP out entitled Eboracum ... An unusual title, which I felt needed a bit of research. I'm assuming it's named after a … [Read More...]

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