In Her Absence – Antonio Munoz Melina

I am definitely not reviewing my 20 Books of Summer in order of reading, in some cases I need more time to digest the book, in others I really have no idea how to review them. In this case it was pretty clear cut. I bought this book last year during my book buying ban, that was …

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The Book of Laughter and Forgetting – Milan Kundera

The synthetic power of the novel is capable of combining everything into a unified whole like the voices of polyphonic music. The unity of a book need not stem from the plot, but can be provided by the theme. This is not an easy book to review, so please forgive me if this will feel …

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Wish You Were Here: England on Sea – Travis Elborough

Finally a book that I did not buy in Stanford's! This one I bought when my mum visited me in London and we went for The Great British Seaside photography exhibition in the Maritime Museum in Greenwich. It was really great fun, with photographs  by Tony Ray-Jones, David Hurn and Simon Roberts and Martin Parr, it …

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