The Balkan Express – Slavenka Drakulic

The Balkan Express:Fragments from theother side of war. I am ashamed to say that I only remember the war depicted in this book as little more than an intellectual enterprise. It was given to me by a friend of my wife’s as we had just come back from a holiday in the region, and sheContinue reading “The Balkan Express – Slavenka Drakulic”

The Light Between Oceans – M.L. Stedman

The Light Between OceansM.L. Stedman I really wanted to like this book, and on balance it is a good one. But there are some real clanging issues that hold it back. It is set in the 1920’s at what was then an Australian outpost. For the most part it is written in a modern voiceContinue reading “The Light Between Oceans – M.L. Stedman”