Books usually make up a large proportion of my Christmas gifts. This year, I had asked for only one. Which turned into two. Which turned into five. You can relate, right!?
At least I’m putting some new shelves up soon, and will be able to fit all of the extras into my little room without doing the annual book clear-out (don’t make me give away any more books!).
I thought I’d share which books I received with you, and tell you why I asked for each one.
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Books have the power to transport you across the globe and take you to new places. I thought I’d share some of the books that have taken me around the world, and recommend some of them to you. Let’s start with the books that have let me travel around Europe… Continue reading “TRAVELLING THROUGH EUROPE IN BOOKS”
Author: Ali Smith
Published: 20th October 2016
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton
Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
“And whoever makes up the story makes up the world, Daniel said. So always try to welcome people into the home of your story.”
The first in a quartet of seasonally-themed novels, Autumn sets off with a clever, witty, warm, cold, clever, melancholic, hopeful look at the current state of Britain.
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