Review: The Ice House

The Ice House by Tim Clare (Canongate) Delphine is an old woman. For years she's lived with Thompson her dog, and Martha, a long-time - though not human - friend she made as a young girl. We join this story in a melancholy place. Delphine has cut herself off to concentrate on her studies; she… Continue reading Review: The Ice House

Review: Outpost

Outpost by Dan Richards (Canongate) I first saw this book go by in a picture on Twitter, the striking red roof of the little bothy dwarfed by the moor and mountains surrounding it. That, I thought, is a book I need to read. It hasn't disappointed - in fact I think it's one of the… Continue reading Review: Outpost

Review: The Honours

The Honours by Tim Clare (Canongate) I have absolutely no idea how I happened upon Tim Clare on Twitter - some algorithm sorcery no doubt  -  but I'm glad I did. I wrote a little bit about his fab podcast 'Death by 1000 Cuts'  in this post, have had some excellent board game advice from… Continue reading Review: The Honours