Book Reviews

Review: These Dividing Walls, by Fran Cooper

One Parisian summer A building of separate lives All that divides them will soon collapse...  In a forgotten corner of Paris stands a building. Within its walls, people talk and kiss, laugh and cry; some are glad to sit alone, while others wish they did not. A woman with silver-blonde hair opens her bookshop downstairs,… Continue reading Review: These Dividing Walls, by Fran Cooper

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Review: The President’s Gardens, by Muhsin Al-Ramli

Today, I am reviewing The President's Gardens, by Muhsin Al-Ramli (translated by Luke Leafgren). It's a stunning and moving portrait of 3 friends and their lives through the Iraqi conflicts of the 1980s to early 2000s. What’s it about? Here is the publisher’s blurb for the book: On the third day of Ramadan, the village wakes… Continue reading Review: The President’s Gardens, by Muhsin Al-Ramli

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Blog Tour: Faithless by Kjell Ola Dahl

Hello and welcome to day 4 of the #Faithless blog tour! Today, it's my turn 🙂 The latest book in the Oslo Detective Series by Kjell Ola Dahl, Faithless is published by Orenda Books, and translated by Don Bartlett. I’ve never read anything of Dahl’s before, but as a father of Nordic Noir I thought perhaps… Continue reading Blog Tour: Faithless by Kjell Ola Dahl