Book Review: Obsession – Amanda Robson ***

Obsession is the debut novel from Amanda Robson. It is a story of two couples. Rob is a GP married to Carly. On a drunken night on a camping holiday in France he is pressed by Carly to tell her who he would be unfaithful with if he could. Such a simple question she has…

Book Review: The Wonder – Emma Donoghue ****

Many readers will know of Emma’s earlier book “Room” – from the movie adaptation if not from the book itself. Donoghue writes about interesting people, characters who have led or are leading a significant life.  It is with this in mind that we first meet Elizabeth Wright. A young widow, she had volunteered to part…

Book Review: Different Class – Joanne Harris ***

UK Publication Date: 21 Apr 2016. 416 pages. Different Class is a follow up story to Gentlemen and Players. Set in a private boys grammar school in Yorkshire called St Oswald’s this is a complex tale of tradition and conflict, of bullying and the struggle to fit in. Unlike Chocolat and the series of books…