Month: May 2007

Everything is Illuminated – Jonathan Safran Foer

 READ FOR BOOKCLUB Chosen by Suzy The authors eponymous protagonist travels to the Ukraine, carrying a photograph of the woman, believed in the legends of the Safran Foer family, to have saved his granddad from the Nazis.  ⚈ “Beautiful/sad/haunting/memorable.  Discovering this author (who – ahem –… Continue Reading “Everything is Illuminated – Jonathan Safran Foer”

The Blind Assassin – Margaret Atwood

READ FOR BOOKCLUB Chosen by Rachel A novel within a novel within a novel. Set in a fictional Canadian town it recalls the life events of an ageing lady. It won the Booker Prize in 2000. ⚈ “The Blind Assassin is about storytelling. Storytelling… Continue Reading “The Blind Assassin – Margaret Atwood”