Now I get it, Elena Ferrante

Elena Ferrante, I apologise. Last summer I read the first of your Neapolitan Novels, ‘My Brilliant Friend’ and I was underwhelmed. I wrote about it in a round-up of my summer reading. I am not usually worried by being out of sync with majority opinion but In your case something was nagging at me, so … Read moreNow I get it, Elena Ferrante

What I read this summer

The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides was so good that I thought I should catch up with his first novel, The Virgin Suicides, a haunting portrayal of adolescence and desire. Case Histories by Kate Atkinson was a little disappointing. Having heard such good things about Kate Atkinson I thought I’d ┬ástart with this one – … Read moreWhat I read this summer