Book Review – May 2018 – Sallie Eden

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The Legacy by Yrsa Sigurdardottir – English language paperback published by Hodder & Stoughton, 2018 If you like Scandinoir* you’ll love this book by renowned Icelandic writer Yrsa Sigurdardottir and brilliantly translated by Victoria Cribb.  Reviews of this and […]

Book Review – May 2018 – Sallie Eden

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A Yellow Submarine in Roseland, Cornwall: 52 Story Walks from Mevagissey to St Mawes by Valerie Belsey – Published by ELSP, 2017# A short story for every week of the year. But not just a story, each […]

Book Review – April 2018 – Sallie Eden

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What The Suffragists Did Next by Mavis Curtis – Published by Amberley Books 2017 Exploring the lives and work of eight of the women who helped promote the cause of women’s equality and the right to […]

Book Reviews – April 2018 – Sallie Eden

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Until We Win by Linda Newbery – Published by Barrington Stoke Teen, 2017 A book aimed at teenagers, described as “an inspiring novel of one young woman’s fight for equality”, this is the story of Lizzy and […]

Book Review – March 2018 – Sallie Eden

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The Birth of the RAF 1918 by Richard Overy – Published by Allen Lane, 1 March 2018 Published to mark the centenary of the founding of the RAF, the publisher describes this book as “a short, […]

Book Review – March 2018 – Sallie Eden

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The Maths Behind by Colin Beveridge (Discover the mathematics of everyday events) – Published by Octopusbooks 2017 I admit I was excited to receive this book from the publisher. But even if you aren’t, like me, a bit […]

Book Review – February 2018 – Sallie Eden

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News from Namuwongo by Christine Spinney – Published 2017 Based on the author’s weekly blog, written over several years, during her many visits to Uganda, this book is part personal account, part social, religious and economic […]

Book Review – January 2018 – Sallie Eden

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A Maigret Christmas And Other Stories by Georges Simenon – A new translation by David Coward – Published in hardback by Penguin, November 2017 Comprising three (long) short stories:  ‘A Maigret Christmas’, ‘Seven Small Crosses in a […]

Book Review – December 2017 – Sallie Eden

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The Rainbow Player by David Kerby-Kendall – Published by Whiteley Publishing, 2014 Sammy Hatchington is an England footballer, the Rainbow Player of the title. He’s the only child of an uncaring father and a mother too […]

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