In the place of fallen leaves by Tim Pears

It is the summer of 1984, one of the longest and hottest of the 20th century. Unemployment reaches record levels, the nation's teachers are on strike, police and miners fight running battles, and time in a Devon village is apparently slipping backwards. Reviewed by Queen Mary's College Library reading group This review provoked a lively… Continue reading In the place of fallen leaves by Tim Pears

Stone's Fall by Iain Pears

Iain Pears tells the story of John Stone, financier and armaments manufacturer, a man so wealthy that in the years before World War I he was able to manipulate markets, industries and indeed whole countries and continents. Reviewed by Women Who Read reading group This book sparked a lot of debate. It was long, so… Continue reading Stone's Fall by Iain Pears