• My favourite poet



    My favourite poet is Fernando Pessoa. He was one of the greatest Portuguese poets of all time. He was born on 13 June 1888 in Lisbon. His father passed away when he was five years old. After his mother remarried, they moved to South Africa, where his stepfather was the Portuguese consul in Durban. I

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  • Bookworm weekend: Stories from My Life by John le Carré



    Bookworm weekend: Stories from My Life by John le Carré. John le Carré, the spy writer, has exposed the secrets of his own life. In an extraordinarily revealing memoir, le Carré tells of his relationships with his conman father, Ronnie, and his mother, Olive, who abandoned him as a youngster. Buy the book from Amazon.

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  • Bookworm weekend: Hurray for Gin: A book for perfectly imperfect parents.



    Bookworm weekend: Hurray for Gin: A book for perfectly imperfect parents by Katie Kirby. Feeling exhausted just reading about the perfect mums? This book is for you! You can order it from Amazon.  

  • Bookworm weekend: After You by Jojo Moyes



    After You by Jojo Moyes The sequel to Me Before You, which is now a major motion picture. Look out for Jojo’s new book, Paris for One and Other Stories, coming October 18, 2016. How do you move on after losing the person you loved? How do you build a life worth living? Louisa Clark is

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  • Bookworm weekend: Jessie Burton’s second novel, The Muse,



    Jessie Burton, wrote the The Miniaturist and I can’t wait to read her next novel, The Muse. A captivating and brilliantly realized story of two young women—a Caribbean immigrant in 1960s London, and a bohemian woman in 1930s Spain—and the powerful mystery that ties them together. England, 1967. Odelle Bastien is a Caribbean émigré trying to make her

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  • Bookworm Weekend: The Widow by Fiona Barton



    Bookworm Weekend: The Widow by Fiona Barton. I have read the free sample but haven’t got round to reading this book from my wish list.  Is this going to be the “Gone Girl” or “Girl on the Train” of 2016. Why have all these book titles woman in common? Amazon Reviews