Agent Running in the Field – John le Carré

This is the fourth of my Cyprus crime/thriller reads. Previous installments were: The Winner by David Baldacci, Camino Island by John Grisham, and Run Away by Harlan Coben. So far Grisham and Coben came out as equals. But let’s be honest John le Carré is in a class of his own. I read his Tinker, …

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Somewhere Close to Happy – Lia Louis

Before finally going to my family home in August (after six months of not seeing my mum) I succumbed and ordered subscriptions for three book boxes. One of the was with How Novel. It was the first to arrive, as I signed up just before their cut off date for book selection. The premise is …

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The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken – The Secret Barrister

I bought this book few months ago on Amazon sale. It came, landed on my TBR bookshelf and patiently waited for its time. It finally came after I read several books in a row revolving heavily around women and their lives. I felt it is time to dive into a different subject matter. And the …

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Girl, Woman, Other – Bernardine Evaristo – Quotes

[...] ageing is nothing to be ashamed of especially when the entire human race is in it together although sometimes it seems that she alone among her friends wants to celebrate getting older because it's such a privilege not to die prematurely (on living in a squat): the Marxists demanded they set up a Central …

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