fictional biography

The Paris Wife

Before Ernest Hemmingway was the famous author of hie time he was a struggling writer, trying to figure out how to make ends meet, trying to [...]

In the sea there are crocodiles

The story of Enaiatollah Akbari, trans. from the Italian by Howard Curtis When Enaiat is around ten his mother takes him from his village in [...]

Me Cheeta: the autobiography

by James Lever

I should have known from that opening paragraph that I wasn't going to enjoy this book. It has that "amn't I amusing and [...]


The good man Jesus and the scoundrel Christ

by Philip Pullman

The back of the edition of this that I read has only the words: This is a story. Interesting. Is that [...]


Blankets

This is one I picked up because I'd seen positive mentions on a few blogs, I think

The greatest knight

Author: Elizabeth Chadwick
William Marshall was a real person; born in relative obscurity he rose through the ranks to become "the gr [...]

Daughter of Henry VIII

Winter had withdrawn its iron grip from the land and triumphant spring burgeoned over the countryside. I enjoyed this book a lot more than i [...]