Crooked House

Agatha Christie, it’s said, claimed Crooked House to be one of her own two personal favourites of her own works. And it’s easy to tell why. I’ve read almost all of Christie’s novels and there are some I was compelled to return to just because snatches of the story stood out so distinctly in my […]

The Color Purple

  You know how there are times when somebody asks you “what’s the book about?” and you confidently open your mouth only to find yourself faltering and then wondering, slack-jawed, “What is the book about!” The Color Purple is a little like that for me. Written by Alice Walker the book won a Pulitzer prize in 1983. […]