Nel's Perspective As we were choosing the books for the 2020 reading list, Vel asked me to suggest a book, in which the focus rested on the role of women in society throughout the decades. To make it even more interesting, I pitched her the idea of comparing the lives and roles of women in … Continue reading Morse Code Wrens from Station X by Anne Glyn-Jones
How has your reading 2019 been? Ours has been pretty varied, in terms of genres, appeal and authors. Throughout the year we have been enjoying your increasing support...
Edition Published: Kindle, October 1st 2016, First Published: 1994 Language book read in:English Nel's Perspective: Have you ever been in a situation in which you really liked a book but a few minor issues are preventing it from being one of the perfect ones? Well, this is how I feel about A Night in the Lonesome … Continue reading A Night in the Lonesome October
Edition Published: 2018, First Published: June 26th 2018 Language book read in: English Nel's Perspective: I haven’t had this much fun researching words, phrases and historic events I’ve only heard in passing in a long time. This is why I like learning languages in the first place - each language represents a different way of … Continue reading IF THEY COME FOR US BY FATIMAH ASGHAR
Edition Published: 2017, First Published: 2017 Language book read in: Bulgarian Vel's perspective I received a long-awaited parcel from Nelly around 6 March, and along the treats she always sends me was Milen Ruskov’s bulky creation - Chamkoria. I started reading right away. Though many days I was unable to revisit the book due to personal engagements, I … Continue reading CHAMKORIA BY MILEN RUSKOV
Edition Published: 1997, First Published: 1872 Language book read in: English Vel's Perspective: In A Glass Darkly is a collection of 5 stories, loosely connected by the common theme of being cases observed or brought to the attention of Dr Hesselius, who does not take an active part in them and are submitted to the attention … Continue reading In A Glass Darkly by Sheridan Le Fanu
Edition Published: 1994, First Published: 1956 Language book read in: English Vel's Perspective: It is somewhat challenging to write about a compilation of short stories. There are some I loved, and some I didn’t. On the other hand, to fully appreciate the style of an author it is best to read more than one of their … Continue reading Selected Tales by Edgar Allan Poe
Tibet has long had a mysterious allure to me. Yet the reality seems to be quite far from what I imagined.