Book Review: Regeneration – Pat Barker

‘Craiglockhart War Hospital, Scotland, 1917, where army psychiatrist William Rivers is treating shell-shocked soldiers. Under his care are the poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen, as well as mute Billy Prior, who is only able to communicate by means of pencil and paper. River’s job is to make the men in his charge healthy enough to fight. Yet the closer … More Book Review: Regeneration – Pat Barker

Book Review: A Wicked Old Woman – Ravinder Randhawa

Author: Ravinder Randhawa Publisher: Matador Series: Stand Alone Published: 1987 Rating: 3/5 Drama. Masquerade. Mischief. A sharply observed, witty and confident novel. Linguistically playful, entertaining and provoking. In a bustling British city,  Kulwant mischievously masquerades as a much older woman, using her walking stick like a Greek chorus, ‘…stick-leg-shuffle-leg-shuffle…’ encountering new adventures and getting bruised by the … More Book Review: A Wicked Old Woman – Ravinder Randhawa

An Evening With Maggie Stiefvater – ‘The Raven King’ Discussion and Book Signing.

If you aren’t familiar with the wonderful Maggie Stiefvater, let me acquaintance  you with her. She is a New York Times number one bestselling author and best known for the Shiver trilogy, The Raven Cycle series and The Scorpio Races. She resides in Virginia with her husband and two children and admits that she doesn’t … More An Evening With Maggie Stiefvater – ‘The Raven King’ Discussion and Book Signing.