Pot Luck by Emile Zola — the stench of hypocrisy

Adulterers, hypocrites, snobs. Emile Zola’s Pot Luckreveals the secret world of the middle-class inhabitants of a Parisienne apartment block, showing

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Three Days And A Life by Pierre Lemaitre: a lifetime of guilt

Three Days And A Life was a book that almost left the house unread. I’d read a previous novel by

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A Meal In Winter by Hubert Mingarelli: Dark and Chilling

A Meal in Winter is a chilling novella of three German soldiers faced with a moral dilemma: save one man or save themselves.

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Maigret And The Headless Corpse by Georges Simenon

George Simenon’s celebrated Inspector Maigret series has kept me company during many treadmill miles and hotel nights. I’ve never read

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Desperation Drives Ageing Woman To Seek Refuge [book review]

Nagasaki by Eric Faye All the lonely peopleWhere do they all come from?All the lonely peopleWhere do they all belong?

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