May round up

Well I ve had a great month reading if not blogging ,I ve got through a lot of books or at least it seems that was –

  1. The painter of signs by R K Narayan (india)
  2. various authors – fiction desk collection
  3. Tarantula by Thierry Jonquet (france)
  4. Red April by Santiago Roncagliolo (Peru)
  5. Caesarian by Tommy Wiernga (Netherlands)
  6. Tomorrow Pamplona by Jan Van Merbergen (Netherland)
  7. The foxes come at night and other stories by Cees Nooteboom(Netherland)
  8. The most Beautiful walk in the world by John Baxter(Australia)
  9. The upright piano player by David Abbott(UK)
  10. Solibo Maginficent by Patrick Chamoiseau (Martinique)
  11. Sunlight on cold water by Francoise Sagan (France)
  12. The marquise of O by Heinrich Von Kleist (Germany)
  13. Visitation by Jenny Erpenbeck (germany)

I ve not review dutch books saving them for Iris Dutch reading Month .Managed to get all the IFFP books read this month ,look forward to next years long and short list books ,if there as good as this years we re in for a real treat .

Total so far this year 54 books this year which is same as this time last year .so still on course for 130ish book

Book  of  the Month is Tomorrow Pamplona a book I can’t wait to tell you about next month .As part of Iris Dutch book month plus hope to have a couple of great interviews with people involved in Dutch literature .

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