Dear Fatty – Dawn French

I got this book when one of my friends was going through a decluttering phase in preparation for moving to a new flat. To be honest French and Saunders never fully grabbed my heart or other body parts. I like bits and pieces but have never watched all episodes. Still, I very much have a …

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Queen’s Gambit – Elizabeth Freemantle

I’m sure you know that a few months ago the whole world went bonkers for the Netflix series Queen’s Gambit. In the first weeks, I missed the hype and only found out about it from my mum. She told me she is reading the book before she’ll watch the series because she would be too …

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Adrian Mole. The Cappuccino Years – Sue Townsend

Adrian Mole is a character that accompanied the British public for thirty years. First introduced in The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 ¾ published in 1982, Adrian grew and developed throughout the subsequent decades, while also becoming the chronicler of the societal changes happening in the United Kingdom. I remember I read the …

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The Naming of the Dead – Ian Rankin

My chaotic relationship with Inspector Rebus continues. This is also the last of my October Cyprus vacation crime-reading spree. The others were: The Winner by David Baldacci, Camino Island by John Grisham, Run Away by Harlan Coben, Agent Running in the Field by John le Carré (who sadly recently passed away), The Whistler by John Grisham and In The Woods by Tana French. October …

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