Good, but not as good as Olive Kitteridge….
Author’s webpage: My Name is Lucy Barton – Elizabeth Strout
A wonderful novel – one of those books that leaves you feeling slightly bereft when you get to the end.
I’ve brought it back from Walton to lend on, and made me all the more determined to lay my hands on a copy of My Name Is Lucy Barton, which is the Elizabeth Strout novel I put on my To Read list way back when….
Author’s webpage: Olive Kitteridge – Elizabeth Strout
Cary / Kitty’s and Olivia’s lives intersect on the small Greek island which is home to Olivia and her family. Cary’s left an unhappy marriage behind and her friendship with Olivia (and envy of her happiness) soon leads her to try to escape her ill-fated childhood too.
A semi-ghost story.
Author’s webpage: The Potter’s House – Rosie Thomas
The fall of the iron curtain and the lives that ensue for a collection of Eastern European Comenians.
Strange reading in Pokhara and Kathmandu.
Publisher’s webpage: A Desert in Bohemia – Jill Paton Walsh