Monthly Archives: December 2011

Graphic

Back to my teens for this one – have waited a long time to re-read this and so far it is just as I remember

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Elementary!

This book does full justice to the canon of works written by Conan Doyle. It is a well crafted tale. The plot is suitably convoluted as well as being intelligent and detailed. The subject puts it firmly out of the … Continue reading

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The sweet perfume of success

Just finished a brilliant children’s book “mr stink” by David Walliams. It’s a great book and casts a wry look at middle class values in our society. There is more to this little tale than meets the eye and it … Continue reading

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Inventive

Going a little off piste with this one. Normally I reserve this blog for books but this is a bit of a crossover. I read ” the invention of Hugo cabret” a couple of years ago. I eagerly awaited a … Continue reading

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Travails in time

Finished this book last night. I have to say that I enjoyed it more than I thought I was going to. The first few scene setting chapters had a little too much whimsical fond remembering for my liking. I’m sure … Continue reading

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Regression

Thought I would give this a go… Just shows I’m happy to read anything!

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Thorney

“from the dead” .. A fast paced thriller from Mark Billingham- another in the acclaimed and gripping series containing the character “Tom Thorne”. This one features our man leaving the comforts of London and experiencing the delights of the costa … Continue reading

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