Book Review: Britain by the Book – A Curious Tour of Our Literary Landscape by Oliver Tearle

Britain by the Book: A Curious Tour of Our Literary Landscape by Oliver Tearle My rating: 5 of 5 stars I do like trivia books, I must confess. Give me a lot of facts mixed with a reasonable dose of humour and I’m in cloud nine. I got more than my money’s worth with Dr… Read More Book Review: Britain by the Book – A Curious Tour of Our Literary Landscape by Oliver Tearle

Book review: ‘Notes from a Small Island’ by Bill Bryson

Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book was the second of Bryson’s I read after first enjoying his short book on Shakespeare. That understated little classic told me Bryson was an informative author and makes anything fascinating, but it was this book which confirmed that his… Read More Book review: ‘Notes from a Small Island’ by Bill Bryson