So it’s nearly mid-March and I can only plead work and family stuff distracting me from the vital task of your Kindle 99p bargains. Hey, who knows this may well be old hat in a few months time as we rush from gig to theatre show to pub and back again with nary a thought of picking up the Kindle until we sink exhausted to our beds. But until then….
LITERATURE Faces In The Water – Janet Frame. The author’s descent through psychiatric institutions
Don Quixote – very long and in a dependable Penguin Classics edition.
The Complete Sherlock Holmes – again in a dependable edition.
Offshore – Penelope Fitzgerald. Booker-prize winning chronicle of a houseboat community in London.
A Spell of Winter – Helen Dunmore
Postcards from the Edge – Carrie Fisher
Between the Assassinations – Aravind Adiga, author of The White Tiger
Lupin by Maurice Le Blanc – a big Netflix hit, the ‘gentleman thief’ and French answer to Sherlock Holmes.
Robichaux by James Lee Burke – Burke’s style is not for me, but his bayou-heavy thrillers have lots of fans around here I know.
Backstage Passes – Life on the wildside with David » Continue Reading.