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Not only is this incredibly funny but it is very informative and has wonderfully handy hints about how to handle yourself on a visit to France, including useful phrases for all kinds of situations. If you have been to France you will recognise so many of the characteristics of the French Clarke describes and if you haven’t been it is essential reading to help you understand the way their mind-set works. You might also enjoy A Year in the Merde and Merde Actually by the same author.
Lucifer Box was the young and debonair hero of The Vesuvius Club. Now we have moved towards the eve of the First World War and Box is an old man. I must admit to feeling a little cheated by this, for I was hoping for a long and amusing series and here at Book 2 he is nearing the end of his career. It is intriguing, dirty, funny and fun but for me the first was better, exploits of a young man rather than the moans of an old. I only hope Gatiss will fill the intervening years in for Box is such a wonderful character.Similar this month: Christopher Fowler.Comparison: George MacDonald Fraser, Stephen Fry.
Reviewed on Richard & Judy on Wednesday 8th August 2007.A brilliant mysterious story, written with a very literary tone, set in late 1950’s Tuscany. A young man is given a summer project to write about a beautiful garden in the Tuscan hills and soon finds himself drawn in to an intriguing story of two possible murders committed 400 years apart. Beautiful settings and beautiful writing combine to make a fascinating read.
A thrilling story of survival against terrifying odds. Does seventeen-year-old Carl Hobbes stay inside the secure unit even though chaos reigns after one of the inmates causes an uprising or, does he head for the outside world and try to survive in the Arctic wilderness? In other words, are Carlâ€™s chances of survival better inside the cage or out?
The PAâ€™s agency has a James Bond style approach to helping women be unfaithful with full contingency plans in place in case anything goes wrong while playing away. The perfect cover for all women who want to be unfaithful. Stephanie is fed up in her marriage and has gone right off sex and then her old boyfriend Troy turns up and suddenly her libido is on the up. Should she take advantage of the PAâ€™s agencies services? Funny, sad and thoroughly ridiculous (in a good way) this is a fun read.
Zoe and Chloe have always been best friends. But, then there are the boys...Can Zoe extricate Chloe from 'the beast'? And can Zoe get her dream boy Oliver Wyatt to notice her? Willl either or both get anyone to take them to the Earthquake ball? All of teen anxst is entertainingly explored by Zoe and Chloe - two girls to be aware of!
A well observed novel about an American family. We follow each family member’s story and are given a great insight in to modern day America through each one's story and how they need to change their lives. A very clever, intelligent novel that put Franzen up in the big league of writers. Well worth a read. Click here to see Jonathan Franzen's new book, Purity, which is published in September 2015.
For a teen read Kate Brian really hit the spot with the first in the 'Private' series which we at Lovereading picked up on early. Now, with the second in the series beginning where the first left off, you should ideally read the first one before reading this one, but it's not absolutely essential. The protagonist of the story, Reed, is a feisty heroine but has she bitten off more than she can chew in Invitation Only as suddenly the people she thought were her friends don't seem to be so any longer and her boyfriend has disappeared. Something has to happen and of course it does... As sharp and addictive as the Gossip Girls, this is the 2nd title in the dark and sinister Private series. Set in Easton Academy, a co-ed boarding school where secrets and lies are all part of the curriculum. When Reed Brennan arrives she discovers that everyone is more sophisticated, more gorgeous and wealthier than she is. She feels like an outsider, looking in, until she meets the Billings Girls, the most powerful girls on campus. Reed vows to do whatever it takes to be accepted into their inner circle. But once she’s in, she discovers there’s more to the girls’ closets than designer clothes – they’re hiding skeletons too, and secrets which must be kept private. Whatever the cost. To view all the titles click hereTitles in the Private series:1. Private2. Invitation Only3. Untouchable4. Confessions5. Inner Circle6. Legacy7. Ambition8. Last Christmas (Nov ’09)
Bella is a high-achieving, go-getting management consultant who seems to have it all. She's brilliant at her job, plays just as hard as she works and has a fantastic, sexy relationship with her husband Don. Then, she realizes that something's missing from her life and decides to have a child and her ordered world is turned upside-down.
Did the Earth Move? is a sexy, thought-provoking and wildly entertaining novel from the bestselling author of Three in a Bed. It's relationship tales gone wild.
A great adventure story of two girls who decided to travel from Bangkok to Brighton in a Tuk-Tuk. We follow the story from first ideas through to all their perilous, humorous and fun-packed travels. The girls did it to raise money for the charity Mind and they certainly earned every penny they raised. An inspiring read.
From the Introduction by Andrew Greig* in John MacNab: John MacNab is the sunniest of Buchan's fictions, as Sick Heart River is the most dark and deeply felt. Both take Sir Edward Leithen as the central character, the one Buchan wryly acknowledged as being closest to himself. John MacNab stands apart from the Richard Hannay novels for it is an adventure, not a thriller...It also has the most interesting female character in Buchan's fiction. The novel is a comedy-adventure, full of flicks of wit, mischief, mockery and mickey-taking; like all good comedy it ends in an engagement, a feast, self-knowledge, forgiveness and healing. *Andrew Greig wrote The Return of John MacNab. It may have less elevated protagonists, different politics and a female character that was centre stage, yet the heart of MacNab remains the same and it's well worth a read once you've the book that inspired it.
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