general fiction

Address Unknown

Reread for my book club. And on second read it is just as powerful, if not more so than on first reading. Original review from 2010 below IS [...]

The dollmaker

The world is at war, and the army is stealing away the men, and those that are left are being hauled off to work in the factories in orde [...]


The pink cage

Astrid is a bitch. She doesn’t see herself that way, but as I started this novel I really didn’t like her. She is mean, sarcasti [...]

Swamplandia!

ISBN: 9780701186029 Our mother performed in starlight. Ava Bigtree lives in Swamplandia! with her family. They wrestle alligators in front o [...]

How many miles to Babylon?

ISBN: 9780141046969 ; Quotes Because I am an officer and a gentleman they have given me my notebooks, pen, ink and paper. Growing up Alec ha [...]

Touching earth lightly

ISBN: 1864488239 “I’ve got to get our of that house.” Janey looked almost small, walking past these angled girders. Growin [...]

Nicholas Dane

This is the sort of book I don't usually read. Y [...]


The devil in the flesh

by Raymond Radiguet translated by Christopher Moncrieff

Although the