Vertigo by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac #bookreviews

Vertigo by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac is a dark tale about obsession that leads to a man’s ruin.

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Hell’s Gate by Laurent Gaudé [Review]

An intense and compelling read that seamlessly weaves fantasy with reality.

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Late Harvest Havoc – murder among the vineyards

I’ve been known to enjoy a glass of wine (or two even). Even more appealing if I can do this

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BBC Radio adapts Emile Zola

November has suddenly become rather attractive. Lovers of Emile Zola’s novels will want their ears glued to BBC Radio later

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Old Goriot by Honoré de Balzac [classic French realism]

What a joy it’s been to discover Honoré de Balzac. I’ve had Le Père Goriot on my shelf for years but now I’m wondering

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