Category Books

The True Deceiver

Now I’m in two minds about The True Deceiver by Tove Jansson. Yes, its author is the woman who wrote the Moomintroll fantasies. There’s a Moomin hanging from the back window of Klaus the Knaus, my motorhome. The girl in…

Man’s Search For Meaning

A quote heavy post today! I thought that I’d share possibly one of the most thought provoking pieces of writing that I’ve ever come across. It is deserving of a place in my rainbow bookcase. Indeed, after I first read…

The Light In the Ruins

When we arrived at the Picos de Europa I knew that there was a final book that I’d put in the motorhome as holiday reading material. Be blowed if I could find it easily.    However I had a good root…

Where the Crawdads Sing

Because I’d run out of reading material on holiday I thought that I’d treat myself to a Kindle copy of Where the Crawdads Sing for the ferry trip home. It had been recommended to me as a read ages ago.…

The Essex Serpent

I spent the majority of my childhood in Essex.  As soon as you mention the name of the county  good old stereotypes pop into peoples’ heads.  They imagine a race of orange tinged boy racers and cosmetically challenged women speaking…