Where In The Literary World Are You Today?

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Today I am with Andy Barber, a DA, whose son, Jacob, may or may not have killed his classmate by stabbing him in the chest and leaving him in the woods.

This is the book I am really struggling with. I am about 100 pages in and frankly I just don’t care one way or the other who did what, when and why. I will struggle onwards as it is a book club read.┬áHas anyone read it? Does it get better?

By all accounts William Landay has written two other very well received books, so there is hope!

– Defending Jacob by William Landay

Where In The Literary World Are You Today?

Today I am with Tommy and Tuppence. Apparently there are some spies in a boarding house on the South Coast, planning to wreak havoc on the Allie’s war effort. Tommy and Tuppence are having none of it and are working on unmasking the fiend. My money is on the retired Major…

– N or M? by Agatha Christie

Where In The Literary World Are You Today?

The Spectre of Alexander Wolf by Gaito Gazdanov
The Spectre of Alexander Wolf by Gaito Gazdanov

Today I with a man who fought in the Russian Civil War, during which he killed a man, with no witnesses. Now we are in Paris and he has bought a book of short stories, one of which is an account of the killing accurate to every detail. Is the man we thought we killed not actually dead?

– The Spectre of Alexander Wolf by Gaito Gazdanov