Night Walking by Sarah Moss

Night Walking by Sarah Moss

Favourite authors, I think, are a rarity. Whenever I’m who my favourite author is, I find it so often depends on my mood as to what my answer will be. If I’m feeling intense it may be Donna Tartt or Joan Didion. If I’m feeling disenchanted, Richard Yates. Inquisitive and hopeful, J.K. Rowling. And yet,…

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The Eleventh Letter by Tom Tomaszewski

The Eleventh Letter by Tom Tomaszewski

Ghost, psychotherapy, snow storms, Italy, what more could entice me to read? The Eleventh Letter by Tom Tomaszewski is an inception like dive from 2010 to 1986, when the protagonist Chris revisitsĀ an old case that appears to have never stopped haunting him. Chris Katiwa, a Harley Street psychotherapist, finds himself trapped in his office by…

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White Teeth by Zadie Smith

I have owned a copy of White Teeth by Zadie Smith, from memory, three times (possibly more). In my late teens, mid-twenties, and now. A novel so wonderfully formed that it was overwhelming to my untrained reading mind. As per my Common Reader Effect, it was third time lucky and White Teeth finally felt within…

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