Akenfield, by Ronald Blythe, really is very good. It’s a portrait of an English village community from the 1960s. Nothing outrageous there. It’s made up of dozens of real-life interviews, from farriers to orchard workers, to nurses and farmers, all of whom talk about their upbringing in the village, the impact of the First World […]
To follow from yesterday’s post, here’s the current reading pile. Well, this is more the top of the reading pile, and books will most likely fall off this and be replaced by others. Suffice to say, here’s what I intend to read, starting with the Woolf.
I’ve not posted what I’ve been reading recently, mainly because I’ve been way too busy with deadlines and Life Stuff. But I have been reading. A couple of Soho Crime novels, which always scratch an itch. The Cara Black is particularly good fun. As I’m in the Fitzgerald mood at the moment, I dipped into […]