REVIEW: “The Body Lies” by Jo Baker

"The Body Lies" by Jo Baker Hardcover, 288 pages Set for publication June 18, 2019, by Knopf Publishing Group ISBN: 0525656111 My review Trigger warnings: Assault, rape, drug use "He wants her to read what he has written. He wants to watch her face as the words slip inside her head and wash his colours … Continue reading REVIEW: “The Body Lies” by Jo Baker

Review: “The Barrowfields” by Phillip Lewis

"The Barrowfields" by Phillip Lewis 368 pages, Hogarth Press Published March 7, 2017 ISBN: 0451495640 "And it came to me again how little time we all had, and how much time I'd let pass since I'd seen her. I thought of our respective times on this earth and how she and I were tied together by … Continue reading Review: “The Barrowfields” by Phillip Lewis

Review: “The Typewriter’s Tale” by Michiel Heyns (DNF)

"The Typewriter's Tale" by Michiel Heyns 288 pages (Kindle edition), St. Martin's Press Published Feb. 28, 2017 (originally published in 2005 by Jonathan Ball Publishers) ISBN13: 9781250119001 “Live all you can; it’s a mistake not to.” This is the maxim of celebrated author Henry James and one which his typist Frieda Wroth tries to live … Continue reading Review: “The Typewriter’s Tale” by Michiel Heyns (DNF)