Month: February 2013

Daddy Love

Daddy Love, Joyce Carol Oates The new novel by several-time Pulitzer nominee Joyce Carol Oates should logically be snapped up by all those who raved about Room two years ago. It deals, after all, with the abduction of a five-year-old boy by what the blurb on the front describes as a “fiendish captor”.  But it …

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February Meeting

For our book club meeting on Wed 6 Feb, we read Eight Months on Ghazzah Street by Hilary Mantel. Jacket Synopsis: Frances Shore is a cartographer by trade, a maker of maps, but when her husband’s work takes her to Saudi Arabia she finds herself unable to map the Kingdom’s areas of internal darkness. The …

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