Tag: Maggie O’Farrell

Mini-Reviews: Lethal White, In the Distance, I Am I Am I am, We Were the Lucky Ones

I didn’t have a chance to review any of the books I read in December because I was traveling, so I’m posting some mini-reviews of the more interesting books I read during my trip: Lethal White by Robert Galbraith: I will only say here… Continue Reading “Mini-Reviews: Lethal White, In the Distance, I Am I Am I am, We Were the Lucky Ones”

This Must Be the Place by Maggie O’Farrell

I love Maggie O’Farrell, and I wanted to love this book.  Ultimately, it didn’t move me as much as Instructions for a Heatwave or her other novels, even though critics might feel it’s a stronger book. This Must Be the Place tells the story… Continue Reading “This Must Be the Place by Maggie O’Farrell”

Instructions for a Heatwave by Maggie O’Farrell

Maggie O’Farrell is one of my favorite writers, and this book may be one of her best.  It’s about a very dysfunctional family suffering through a heatwave in 1976 London.  Robert, the father, goes out one morning for a paper and doesn’t come back. … Continue Reading “Instructions for a Heatwave by Maggie O’Farrell”

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