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Book Reflections – The New Silk Roads by Peter Frankopan

The New Silk Roads: The Present and Future of the World by Oxford University Professor of History, Peter Frankopan is eye-opening. Frankopan summarises the activity since 2015 in all of … Continue reading

March 26, 2019 · 10 Comments

Book Reflections – The Harem Midwife by Roberta Rich

The Harem Midwife by Roberta Rich is set in Istanbul in the 16th Century at the height of the Ottoman Empire. It’s a page turner that is interesting and easy … Continue reading

March 11, 2019 · 4 Comments

Book Reflections – The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford

This book continually surprised me. It is a well-constructed novel with an unreliable narrator. Ford Madox Ford wrote The Good Soldier when he was 40 years old. He applied the … Continue reading

March 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Book Reflections – Troubles by J.G. Farrell

J.G. Farrell wrote this excellent book in the 1970s. He was a great writer but died at only 44 years old when swept off a rock platform in Ireland while … Continue reading

March 1, 2019 · Leave a comment
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