Monthly Archives: October 2015

Ghostwritten by David Mitchell

I have strong but mixed feelings about David Mitchell’s Ghostwritten. I love his style and the way he structures this collection of inter-related stories, but some of the content of those stories is jarringly crude. It’s a similar issue I’ve … Continue reading

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The Dreamwalker’s Child, Steve Voake

I took another short break from my reading about WWI. This time I wanted something not related to warfare and the military, so I turned to a fantasy novel for children that I could get through reasonably quickly. However my … Continue reading

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Gallipoli, Peter Fitzsimons

Peter Fitzsimons’ book is probably the Gallipoli account I should have read first. It covers the major aspects of the Gallipoli campaign, from its planning, through the battles and then on to the evacuation that brought it to an end. … Continue reading

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