SMELL THE JASMINE ummmm… nose in book!
I really must keep this blog more up to date as I forget where I am up to date…. the last time I said what I was reading it was ‘The Kite Runner’. Brilliant book, which I have re-read at least 3 times since. Many books have passed before my eyes since, far too many to list here, so to bring it right up to date the book I am reading at the moment is ‘Extra Virgin’….amongst the olive groves of Liguria, Italy by Annie Hawes and I am taking with me to Turkey in a couple of days Pete McCarthy’s book ‘McCarthy’s Bar’ ….this will be a re-read but it is so funny, you find yourself laughing out load at his chapter on Tangiers. Also coming with me will be ‘The Adultress’ by Noelle Harrison.
The other week I read Victoria Hislop’s latest ‘The Thread’, which I enjoyed but it is not as good as her first two books..’.The Island’ and ‘ The Return’.
I have books everywhere in the house, far too many but I am completely lost without them and have to have sometimes 3 on the go at the same time with books in each room to pick up and put down at random. The next ones I have sort out are ‘A Castle in Spain’ by Matthew Parrish, ‘Desperate Glory’ by Sam Kiley (SKY News Security Editor), ‘Fall of Giants’ by Ken Follett (a heavy book as in weight!) and ‘Homage to Andalus’ by Michael Barry.