The Forgiven Lawrence Osborne

The Forgiven: not easily forgotten

The short subtitle to this novel could be, ‘Drunken British man kills Moroccan roadside thief’. That would not do justice to either the readability or the complexity of this thought-provoking…

To say nothing of the dog

Three Men in a Boat is funny and self-deprecating. I’ve owned the book for decades but I was inspired to listen this time after hearing it quoted during a funeral….

The importance of being slender

The importance of being ‘slender’ in 1940s Britain isn’t truly revealed until disaster strikes near the end of this novella, set between VE Day and VJ Day. Apparently quite whimsical…


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