Monthly Archives: May 2011

Book of the Week: 23 May – 29 May 2011

The Absolutist by John Boyne September 1919: 20 year-old Tristan Sadler takes a train from London to Norwich to deliver some letters to Marian Bancroft.Tristan fought alongside Marian’s brother Will during the Great War but in 1917, Will laid down … Continue reading

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Book of the Week: 16 May – 22 May 2011

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan Pulitzer Prize Winner 2011 for fiction Jennifer Egan’s spellbinding novel circles the lives of Bennie Salazar an aging former punk rocker and record executive and Sasha the passionate troubled young woman … Continue reading

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Book of the Week: 9 May – 15 May 2011

Those in Peril By Wilbur Smith Hazel Bannock is the heir to the Bannock Oil Corporation. Hazel’s private yacht is hijacked by African pirates. Onboard is Hazel’s nineteen year old daughter, Cayla, who is kidnapped and held to ransom. The … Continue reading

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