Author of the Month

August 2021 – Sir William Golding

Sir William Golding was born in Newquay, Cornwall on September 19 1911. His father was a science master at Marlborough Grammar School and his mother was a suffragette. He was 81 years old when he died on June 19 1993 (The Famous People). William Golding He was a British novelist, playwright, and poet and his debut… Continue reading August 2021 – Sir William Golding

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Imbolo Mbue – Behold The Dreamers

★★★★★ Jende Jonga, a Cameroonian immigrant living in Harlem, has come to the United States to provide a better life for himself, his wife, Neni, and their six-year-old son. In the fall of 2007, Jende can hardly believe his luck when he lands a job as a chauffeur for Clark Edwards, a senior executive at… Continue reading Imbolo Mbue – Behold The Dreamers

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P.D James – Cover Her Face

★★★★ Summary: Headstrong and beautiful, the young housemaid Sally Jupp is put rudely in her place, strangled in her bed behind a bolted door.  Coolly brilliant policeman Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard must find her killer among a houseful of suspects, most of whom had very good reason to wish her ill. Cover Her Face is P.… Continue reading P.D James – Cover Her Face