Clearing The Shelves · Posts 2017

Clearing the Shelves – ‘The Underground Railroad’ by Colson Whitehead

  Every month I aim to read a book that I’ve had over six months in an attempt to clear my back log and to give some older books a spot of attention. For July my pick was ‘The Underground Railroad’ by Colson Whitehead. And I picked it up when I discovered it was the… Continue reading Clearing the Shelves – ‘The Underground Railroad’ by Colson Whitehead

Clearing The Shelves · Posts 2017

Clearing The Shelves – ‘The Wonder’ by Emma Donoghue

  ‘The Wonder’ by Emma Donoghue An eleven-year-old girl stops eating, but remains miraculously alive and well. A nurse, sent to investigate whether she is a fraud, meets a journalist hungry for a story. Set in the Irish Midlands in the 1850s, Emma Donoghue’s ‘The Wonder’ – inspired by numerous European and North American cases… Continue reading Clearing The Shelves – ‘The Wonder’ by Emma Donoghue