Friday’s Forgotten Book: Passenger to Nowhere by Anthony Gilbert (1965)

"...there are old women living in big houses in all the country districts in France. Sometimes one remembers - they could die and who would know? They have no friends because they desire none - they have met life alone, they meet death alone." Sarah Hollis, nursing a broken heart after her fiancé breaks off … Continue reading Friday’s Forgotten Book: Passenger to Nowhere by Anthony Gilbert (1965)

S4S- Favourite Characters from Series

Six for Sunday is a weekly meme hosted @ A Little but a Lot. For the past few weeks I have been musing about participating in it and finally decided to jump in this Sunday which asks us to list six favourite characters from a series. So here they are, in chronological order of my … Continue reading S4S- Favourite Characters from Series

Forgotten Books: Three Arthur Crook Novels by Anthony Gilbert

"Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow worldLike a colossus, and we petty menWalk under his huge legs, and peep aboutTo find ourselves dishonorable graves...."One thing that I have always found problematic is the grading of writers. He/she is an A list author, we are told, the other is a B-lister. Who, I wonder, makes … Continue reading Forgotten Books: Three Arthur Crook Novels by Anthony Gilbert