Miranda Emmerson – Miss Treadway and the Field of Stars

Welcome to 1965 - to a London which is recognisably modern, but linked to a past which has now, largely, been forgotten.  This is a world where young women can live unchaperoned in bedsits and flats, and to where immigrants are flocking for a better life, but also a world (within living memory) where the … Continue reading Miranda Emmerson – Miss Treadway and the Field of Stars

Sebastian Barry – Days Without End

If ever there was a book which is a poster boy for book clubs this is it.  Days Without End was our January pick, and I came to it blind.  I'd heard of Sebastian Barry before, but never read anything by him, and when I read the blurb I was sceptical and thought it certainly … Continue reading Sebastian Barry – Days Without End