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)

Summerwater – Sarah Moss

I'm going with Fiona Mozley on this: Sarah Moss is definitely one of the best writers in Britain today. I loved her historical Bodies of Light and Signs for Lost Children, and last year's Ghost Wall was also excellent. I'd venture, however, that Summerwater tops them all. In this, her latest, she spears the frets … Continue reading Summerwater – Sarah Moss

A Long Shadow by Caroline Kington #BlogTour Review and Giveaway

Following the tragic death of her husband, Kate Maddicott decides to shoulder the burden of running the family farm for the sake of her young children. The farm has been in her husband’s family for generations, and Kate is keen to maintain a sense of stability for those she loves. Set at the height of … Continue reading A Long Shadow by Caroline Kington #BlogTour Review and Giveaway