Year 6 – catch-up; Books 1-10 including Zadie Smith, Max Porter and Abir Mukherjee

As the more eagle-eyed or regular reader will know, Lockdown 1.0 featured of a baby for us which, it is fair to say, has had something of an impact on a) the whole book a week thing and b) keeping up with reviews. I have considered just moving this into a children’s book blog, but… Continue reading Year 6 – catch-up; Books 1-10 including Zadie Smith, Max Porter and Abir Mukherjee

Books 42-45: Slow Horses, Dead Lions, The Distant Echo, Rubbernecker

42) Slow Horses and 43) Dead Lions by Mick Herron Coming in at a bargain £3 for both on Amazon Kindle, I thought I’d give these a whirl and was not disappointed. They are spy novels about a ragtag of discards at Slough House, a kind of repository of people who’ve buggered up something or other for MI5/6… Continue reading Books 42-45: Slow Horses, Dead Lions, The Distant Echo, Rubbernecker