Cluny Brown, by Margery Sharp (1944)

Click on the link below to read my review: Cluny Brown, by Margery Sharp (1944) About the book: Open Road Media, 2016, 270 p. Goodreads First published in 1944 My rating: 4 stars I read this book for Margery Sharp Day, an event hosted by Jane over at Beyond Eden Rock; The book was made into…

Incest, by Christine Angot, tr. Tess Lewis, 2017 (L’Incest, 1999)

Click on the link to read my review: Incest, by Christine Angot, tr. Tess Lewis, 2017 (L’Incest, 1999) About the book: Archipelago Books, 2017, tr. Tess Lewis, 160 p. Goodreads First published in 1999 Original title: L’inceste My rating: 2 stars This book was kindly sent to me by Archipelago Books for review.  

Lolly Willowes, by Sylvia Townsend Warner (1926)

Click on the link below to read my review: Lolly Willowes, by Sylvia Townsend Warner (1926) About the book NYRB classics, 1999, 222 p. Goodreads Virago, 2012, 224 p. Goodreads First published in 1926 My rating: 4 stars This book was read in October for R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril  XII  & The Virago Modern Classics Book Club, during Dewey’s 24 Hour…

Excellent Women, by Barbara Pym (1952)

Click on the link below to read my review: Excellent Women, by Barbara Pym (1952) About the book Penguin Classics, 2006, 231 p. Goodreads Virago Modern Classics Designer Collection, 2008, 288 p.Goodreads Virago Modern Classics, 2009, 304 p. Goodreads First published in 1952 My rating: 4 stars This book was read for The Classics Spin #15, and reviewed in…

After Kathy Acker: A Biography, by Chris Kraus (2017)

Click on the link below to read my review: After Kathy Acker: A Biography, by Chris Kraus (2017) About the book: Allen Lane, 2017, 352 p. Goodreads My rating 3,5 stars I read this book for Nonfiction November This book was kindly sent to me by Penguin Books for review.

The Weight of Things, by Marianne Fritz (2015)

Click on the link below to read my review: The Weight of Things, by Marianne Fritz, translated by Adrian Nathan West, 2015 (Die Schwerkraft der Verhältnisse, 1978) About the book: Dorothy, 2015,  tr. Adrian Nathan West, 144 p. Goodreads Verso Books, 2017, tr. Adrian Nathan West, 144 p. Original title: Die Schwerkraft der Verhältnisse Publication date: 1978 The…

Miss Marjoribanks, by Margaret Oliphant (1866)

Click on the link below to read my review: Miss Marjoribanks, by Margaret Oliphant (1866) About the book Penguin Classics, 2006, 581 p. Goodreads Virago Modern Classics, 1988, 512 p. Goodreads The book was first published in serialised form in Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine from February 1865 to May 1866. Miss Marjoribanks is the fifth novel in “The Chronicles…

Swallow Summer, by Larissa Boehning (2016)

Click on the link below to read my review Swallow Summer, by Larissa Boehning, tr. Lyn Marven, 2016 (Schwalbensommer, 2003) About the book: Comma Press, 2016, tr. Lyn Marven, 140 p. Goodreads Original title: Schwalbensommer Originally published in 2003 My rating: 4 stars Shortlisted for the Warwick Prize 2017 I read this book for German Literature Month VII…