Ruskovich’s prose is elegiac; exquisite and affecting. ‘Idaho’ is a novel for fans of Sarah Perry and Susannah Kaysen.
WHAT are your 2018 reading goals? Do you keep a strict TBR and monthly goals? Or are you a mood reader beset by guilt?
What were your favourite reads of 2017?? Did you achieve your reading goals??
“The house kept its own time, like the old-fashioned grandfather clock in the living room. People who happened by raised the weights, and as long as the weights were wound, the clock continued ticking away. But with people gone and the weights unattended, whole chunks of time were left to collect in deposits of faded life on the floor.”
The days are so much longer now, my thyme has begun to flower tiny purple pretty things and the first raspberries of the season are upon us, so it seems about time to look back on my reading year.
What does the Man Booker mean to you? To me it means a celebration of language, for books to be original yet accessible; to encourage & foster new, not so literary, readers into the wonderful world of reading.
“Lilith Bloom had the peculiar feeling that the rose garden wanted to eat her.”