Do not say we have nothing
Madeleine Thien China’s story shows Revolution’s sweep destroys Many blameless lives.
In The Winter Dark
Tim Winton Nothing scares as much As dark secrets kept hidden Like midnight monsters.
Alan Garner Worlds kaleidoscope Ancient times emerge today Only a child sees. There’s going to be a longer review of this book too, because Alan Garner was a huge part of my childhood and a haiku can’t do his work justice.
Tayari Jones Unknown sisters live Divided by love, but bound By family ties. Pet peeve – did the illustrator read this book or did anybody involved in the production of this cover recognise that one of the key themes is hair, and that one of the protagonists has LONG, relatively straight hair. I mean … […]
Rose Tremain Swiss neutrality leaves two small boys bereft, yet happy together.
A Stranger City
Linda Grant Unknown woman dies A city of strangers tries To find her story.
Claire Fuller Unloved woman finds Danger and adventure in Ruined stately home.