Monthly Archives: July 2012

There Is A Light That Never Goes Out

The Dark Room – Rachel Seiffert – Book Review ‘I think that there is no punishment for what I did. Not enough sadness, and no punishment.’ (Josef Kolesnik, in ‘The Dark Room’) The Dark Room was the first novel by … Continue reading

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My Dad the Child Murderer

Where There is Evil – Sandra Brown – Book Review As a child in the 1950’s town of Coatbridge, near Glasgow, Sandra Gartshore became aware that there was something not quite right about her dad. Growing up, she learned to … Continue reading

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Curiosities

Remarkable Creatures – Tracy Chevalier (Book Review) Mary Anning is nowadays acknowledged as one of the founders of paleontology.  Born in 1799 in Lyme Regis, Anning was responsible for many important discoveries which included finding the first fossilised skeletons of … Continue reading

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