Book reviews, Historic, Literary fiction, Man Booker Prize

Review: Do Not Say We Have Nothing

This review of Do Not Say We Have Nothing was provided by Claire O’Sullivan of the Blackwell’s Newcastle book club, who reviewed all of the titles on this year’s Man Booker Prize longlist. *** Marie, also known as Jian Li-ling, is a ten-year-old Chinese girl living with her mother in Vancouver, Canada. Into her home arrives Ai-Ming,… Read More Review: Do Not Say We Have Nothing

Book reviews, Historic, Literary fiction, Man Booker Prize

Review: Work Like Any Other

I was asked to review Work Like Any Other for the lovely Blackwell’s Newcastle book club, who reviewed all of the titles on this year’s Man Booker Prize longlist. *** Virginia Reeves’ debut novel Work Like Any Other is about intentions and consequences. Roscoe, an electrician, builds transformers on the farm he inherits from his father-in-law with… Read More Review: Work Like Any Other