My Name is Lucy Barton – Elizabeth Strout

“There was a time, and it was many years ago now,” Elizabeth Strout’s slim and spectacular novel begins, “when I had to stay in a hospital for almost nine weeks.” And it feels like she is going to tell us a story, the old-fashioned, uncomplicated kind. But only for a little while. My Name Is … Continue reading My Name is Lucy Barton – Elizabeth Strout

Man Booker International Prize 2018 – Shortlist

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On 12th April, the Man Booker International Prize announced its annual shortlist. I haven't read any of these yet but will be buying Han Kang's new book. I loved The Vegetarian which she won the International Prize for last year. Here are the 6 books to look out for: Vernon Subutex 1 - Virginie Despentes (France)The … Continue reading Man Booker International Prize 2018 – Shortlist