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March 2015

An Evening with Kate Hamer, or When the Squirrel in the Red Coat met The Girl in the Red Coat

Authors, Events By March 28, 2015 Tags: , , , No Comments

I lived in Roath when I was a student but haven’t spent much time there since moving back to Wales in 1999. Except for the past week when I’ve been there not once, but twice. The second time was on Thursday evening, when Squizzey and I went to an event with local author Kate Hamer at the wonderful Wellfield Bookshop…


Book review: Bryant & May: The Burning Man by Christopher Fowler

Book reviews By March 27, 2015 Tags: , , , 1 Comment

The Burning Man, the twelfth book in Christopher Fowler’s successful and highly popular Bryant & May series of detective novels came out yesterday. Although friends praise the series and recommend them to me, I’d never read one until this week. Here’s what the latest instalment in their case files is all about: London is under siege. A banking scandal has…


Book review: The A-Z of You and Me by James Hannah

Book reviews By March 12, 2015 Tags: , , , 1 Comment

Today is the publication day for the second Curtis Brown book group choice, James Hannah’s debut novel, The A-Z of You and Me. Ivo fell for her. He fell for a girl he can’t get back. Now he’s hoping for something. While he waits he plays a game: He chooses a body part and tells us its link to the…

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