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The Eskimo solution by Pascal Garnier


The Eskimo Solution by Pascal Garnier French Noir fiction Original title – La Solution Esquimau Translators – Emily Boyce and Jane Aitken Source – review copy I can’t believe that four years have flown since I first came across Pascal Garnier , when Gallic books sent me the first of thew late writers books and […]

Too close to the edge by Pascal Garnier


  Too close to the edge by Pascal Garnier French noir fiction Original title – Trop près du bord Translator – Emily Boyce Source – review copy Its been a while since I reviewed a Pascal Garnier  I have reviewed three of his earlier books  , I have been lucky to been sent all his books […]

The front seat passenger by Pascal Garnier


The front seat passenger by Pascal Garnier  French noir fiction  Original title – La place du mort  Translator Jane Aitken  Source – review copy  Pascal Garnier was a french writer ,he died in 2010 .I have reviewed  the a26 and Panda theory on the blog I have also read the other two book Gallic books have issued […]

The A26 by Pascal Garnier


The A26 by Pascal Garnier French Noir fiction original  title L’a 26 Translator by Melanie Florence Source – Review copy I mention a lot about the late french writers Pascal Garnier’s life in my first review of his debut in english translation .I would add this is the third book by Gallic  fiction ,I ‘ve […]

The panda theory by Pascal Garnier


The Panda Theory by Pascal Garnier French Fiction Translator – Svein Cloustin Pascal Garnier was a french writer he had a number of jobs including being in a number of rock and roll bands before turning to a writing career in his mid thirties ,he unfortunately died in 2010 age 61 ,Gallic books have taken to […]

Books reviewed 2016

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You have to love me by Jaap Robben Netherlands The decision by Britta Bobler Langrishe, go down by Adian Higgins The prophets of Eternal Fjord by Kim Leine The Prone gunman  by Jean-Patrick Manchette The Meursault Investigation by kamel Daoud The boy who stole Attila’s horse by Ivan Repila Conducting bodies by Claude Simon Submission […]

Two new arrivals a Czech classic and French Noir


I’ve had a bad week really , some really bad news .So a couple of books arriving has brightened a morning up to what is a sad time at Winston’s tower . First is a Czech crime novel the only novel from a writer better known for her non fiction work the biography  Under a […]

That was the month that was Jan 2014


Well I got 2014 off with a bang I managed to review 19 books on the blog which is the most I have acheived for a couple of years  and I  have read 16 books also my best ever start for a year .So I decide it is about time I brought back the month […]


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A record of the books I have read in 2014 the art and craft of approaching your head of department to submit a request for a raise by Georges Perec france The confusion of young Törless by Robert Musil Austria Naomi by Jun’ichirō Tanizaki Japan Pietr the Latvian by Georges Simenon Belgian Miruna ,a tale by  Bogdan […]

Humbooks 2014 my choices for Lisa


Well a very happy Christmas from Winston and I .I am virtual gifting books again this year was so happy when I got an E mail from Lisa saying she would love to be partnered with me this year to swap virtual books around this christmas tree so I have thought long and hard of […]

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