Archive of ‘Read it’ category

September Book Review: The Shipping News

The Shipping News is one of the most beautiful books I have ever read. A tragic comedy, that leaves your heart confused about whether you should laugh or cry. I found it by accident in a small window of a used bookstore in Sea Point. Felt disappointed that this was all they had that looked […]

August Book Review: A Visit From the Goon Squad

Tucked under a warm blanket with a cup of Rooibos tea, as yet another cold front sweeps across Cape Town with spells of cleansing rain, another brilliant novel is consumed. Reading A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan, was one of the best ways I could have entertained myself during this dreary winter month. My […]

July Book Review: Freedom & Peppadew Muffins

There is nothing quite like the feeling of finishing a good story, reflecting upon that last sentence – those words that seem to carry more meaning than any other sentence contained within the pages of the book – and allowing it to wash over you with a wave of emotions. There is always a subtle […]