Month: April 2016

Writers Write – Our Book Reviews – April 2016

We have 27 book reviews for you this month. We hope you find one or two that you will enjoy reading in this list. If you haven't read our reviews before, we have a rating system, which is explained below. If you're looking for reviewing…

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Book Review – Little Suns

by Zakes Mda (Umuzi) ISBN 9781415209042 Zakes Mda’s latest historical novel is based on the assassination of Magistrate Hamilton Hope in 1880, by the amaMpondomise army in the Qumbu region of the Eastern Cape. The consequences led to the exile of Mda’s family to Lesotho,…

Book Review -Stone Rider

by David Hofmeyr (Penguin Books) ISBN: 9780141354439 Adam Stone and his brother are orphans trying to survive in Blackwater, a desert town set sometime in future America. Annually residents have a chance to escape the hell-hole and live in the utopian Sky Base – if they…

Book Review – Even Dogs In The Wild

by Ian Rankin (Orion) ISBN: 9781409159360 Rebus, now retired, somehow ends up consulting for DI Siobhan Clarke when his nemesis, gangster Big Ger Cafferty is almost shot. This is linked to a series of deaths of prominent men in Edinburgh. How are they connected? DI…

Book Review – Stars Of Fortune

Book One of The Guardians Trilogy by Nora Roberts (Piatkus) ISBN: 9780349407807 Sasha is a successful young artist, solitary, contented in her North Carolina mountain cottage. She begins dreaming night and day about five young people whom she feels she knows yet doesn’t. They urge her to travel to a…

Book Review – Marriages Are Made In Bond Street

by Penrose Halson (Pan) ISBN: 9781447282617 Penrose Halson’s role in this book is far greater than just its author. It contains the stories of thousands of men and women who sought professional assistance in finding a spouse in London between 1939 and 1949. Halson recounts…

Book Review – Letters of Stone

From Nazi Germany to South Africa by Steven Robins (Penguin) ISBN: 9781776090242 Robins, a professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at the University of Stellenbosch, writes about his quest to uncover the fate of family members in Berlin during the Second World War. This…
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