Tan Twan Eng Q&A

Tan Twan Eng was my 'discovery of the year' for 2012, after reading both his first novel, The Gift of Rain, longlisted for the Booker in 2007 and his second The Garden of Evening Mists, shortlisted last year, in December. Both long, but worth while reads I love his lyrical writing and tightly woven plots. … Continue reading Tan Twan Eng Q&A

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BookElf Reads 2012

In the tradition of the last few years... Not PUBLISHED this year, READ this year, savvy? Oh God this list has caused me some heartache! What a cracking year for reading this has been for me! I know that the LeedsBookClub itself has had some wonderful discoveries over the past twelve months, but these are … Continue reading BookElf Reads 2012