Month: December 2012

2012 – End of Year Thoughts

What a year in Kiwi new releases lining the bookshelves and winning important accolades.  To name just a few; Emily Perkin’s The Forrests, Paula Morris’ Rangatira, Charlotte Grimshaw’s Cool, C K Stead’s Risk and even a posthumous collection of stories by Janet Frame. It’s…

A Severed Head – Iris Murdoch

READ FOR BOOKCLUB Chosen by Jo A 1961 satirical novel about marriage, adultery and deception within a group of civilised and educated people © “The characters in this book are unpleasant, their morals questionable and their actions immoral, Martin Lynch-Gibbon especially. “But that is the beauty of the novel….