Tag Archives: wonderful writing

Ghost Hawk

Little Hawk is about to leave his family and village to go into the woods and live alone for three months, a ritual that will see him in his [...]

A summer of drowning

It is summer time on the island of Kvaloya, the time of the midnight sun. And Mats Sigfridsson has just drowned. Soon after his brother Hara [...]

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 [...]

Clouds of witness

After solving the mystery of Whose Body Lord Peter Wimsey holidays in the wilds of Corsica, but, tiring of the rustic and wa [...]


Travels in the Scriptorium

ISBN: 9780312426293 The old man sits on the edge of the narrow bed, palms spread out on his knees, head down, staring at the floor. Carl was [...]
Books

Achilles


Iron Council

This is the third of Mieville’;s books to be set in the wonderful world of New Crobuzon, and so far my favourite of this ‘verse. [...]