Browsed by
Tag: Doubleday

Review of ‘Transcription’ by Kate Atkinson

Review of ‘Transcription’ by Kate Atkinson

I went to Waterstones recently with a friend and she recommended I buy a copy of Life After Life by Kate Atkinson. The description drew me straight in and as I’d never read anything by her before I decided to give it a go. Soon afterwards, I found myself back in Waterstones with a £10 loyalty voucher to spend (if you don’t have a loyalty card, get one!) and picked up Transcription too. Being a bit shorter than Life After…

Read More Read More

Review of ‘Into the Water’ by Paula Hawkins

Review of ‘Into the Water’ by Paula Hawkins

I picked up Into the Water not knowing quite what to expect – I loved The Girl on the Train, but was aware that many of the Amazon reviews didn’t rate this one quite as highly. Hawkins’ second novel tells the story of sisters Jules and Nel, who have a complicated relationship. Just days after Jules ignores Nel’s phone call, Nel turns up dead in the (fairly creepy) village in which they both grew up. Jules reluctantly goes back to…

Read More Read More