The Sea – John Banville

I did not start with Mr Banville on the best of terms. My first book of his was The Book of Evidence, which I admired a lot from literary and craft standpoint, but which failed to move and completely engage me. because of that I was on one hand curious of The Sea, and on the …

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The Fall of Light – Niall Williams

I admit I was not fully convinced when I bought this book. There was a time in my life when I liked nothing better than a family saga, but it seems to have passed. What finally decided was the fact that the story takes place during The Great Famine and none of the other books …

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