And Then There Were None

Agatha Christie Favourite Quote: “Ten little soldier boys went out to dine; One choked his little self and then there were Nine.” Review: My first plunge into the world of Agatha and certainly not a disappointment. A great story which is beautifully foreshadowed in the poem – a teaser of which is in the favouriteContinue reading “And Then There Were None”

The Quaker

Liam McIlvanney Favourite Quote: “Not everything’s a chess problem, son.” Review: An exciting thriller set in 1960s Glasgow which will excite all those familiar with the area or for those interested in hearing a sprinkling of Scots in their literature. With a compelling lead character who is sufficiently different to his counterparts to keep youContinue reading “The Quaker”

No Country for Old Men

Cormac McCarthy Favourite Quote: “There is no description of a fool, he said, that you fail to satisfy. Now you’re goin to die” Review: A true cat and mouse tail this novel is one of the most enticing I have come across. All three main characters are provided sufficient detail for us to draw interestContinue reading “No Country for Old Men”