callmemadam (callmemadam) wrote,

April Books

Happy May Day, everyone. I hope you've all been out dabbling in the dew.

I’ve already written about most of the books read this month. Here’s the list.

Lost Karin, Elisabeth Kyle. This is the sixth book about Margot and Peter Furze. Set in Scotland and I was rather impressed with it. I haven’t read any of the others and they are quite expensive. Might Fidra Books be interested?
Let the Northern Lights Erase my Name, Vendela Vida
The Tenderness of Wolves, Stef Penney
And Now You Can Go, Vendela Vida. This is her first novel and I didn’t enjoy it as much as Let the Northern Lights Erase your Name. It is short, well written and compels you to read on but ultimately a less interesting story.
Angels, Marian Keyes
Evelyn Waugh a Biography, Selina Hastings
The Blue Flower, Penelope Fitzgerald
Letters of Nancy Mitford & Evelyn Waugh, edited by Charlotte Mosley
Noblesse Oblige, Nancy Mitford and others
Miss Buncle Married, D E Stevenson. The Miss Buncle books seem to be favourites among D E Stevenson fans. Now that I’ve read this one I can see why, as I probably liked it better than any other I’ve read. As with so many other popular authors, her pre-war books seem less snobbish than the later ones. Still doesn’t make me a fan.
The Old World Dies, Warwick Deeping
Good Wives? Margaret Forster
Charlotte Fairlie, D E Stevenson

Book gallery can be seen here.
Book of the Month: The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney. Gripping story.
Tags: books read in april

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