Posted in Marilyn Monroe, Books, Witchcraft, Art and Photography, Fiction, Non-Fiction, tagged Marilyn Monroe, Pendle Witches, Lancashire Witches, Michelle Morgan, Marilyn Monroe: Private And Undisclosed, The House on Paradise Street, Sofka Zinovieff, Sarah Thornhill, Kate Grenville, Honour, Elif Shafak, Ferragamo, Stefania Ricci, Misfit, Adam Braver, Malkin Child, Livi Michael, The Witch & Her Soul, Christine Middleton, The Outlander, Gil Adamson, Dark Places, Gillian Flynn on December 20, 2012 |
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My ten favourite reads of 2012, including new fiction; books commemorating the 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s death, and the 400th anniversary of the Pendle witch trials; and some previously published books that I’ve just caught up with.
I had never read Kate Grenville’s work before, but Sarah Thornhill (and its predecessor, The Secret River) really evokes the stark beauty of the outback, contrasted with the tumult of the early settlers. (more…)
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