This Eden – Ed O’Loughlin

I was lucky to get hold of a review copy of O'Loughlin's fast-paced This Eden, which is out today, and I raced through it. From the outset, we know that there is more to Michael's story than meets the eye. We're invited to study the evidence, and reminded that everything today is observed. 'Their first … Continue reading This Eden – Ed O’Loughlin

Mamma – Diana Tutton (British Library Women Writers)

In other hands, this could have been an uncomfortable (or perhaps horribly salacious) read, concerning as it does a growing connection between a woman and a younger man. But Tutton is too good a writer for that, and this becomes a fascinating exploration of motherhood, aging, and the often uncomfortable acknowledgement of desire in anyone … Continue reading Mamma – Diana Tutton (British Library Women Writers)