There is just enough detail to bring a face, a room, or a street to life without over burdening the reader with too much dull description. Continue reading Bringing Fresh Light to the Japanese ‘Enlightenment’
The book has recently been reissued by the UK independent publisher TSL Books. The publisher specialises in taking on books and authors who find it difficult to gain the attention of agents and traditional publishers. Most are gems deserving of a wide audience. Johannes Kerkhoven’s book is one such Continue reading Forgiveness happens only when we forgive ourselves
a readable combination of genealogy and history, that everyone with an interest in Irish history, County Kerry or County Laois ought to have on his or her book shelf. Continue reading Exodus and Exile: The Seven Septs of Laois in County Kerry.
Until we are once again able to travel as freely as we did before the advent of Covid 19, we have the joy of books like Viking Voyager to entertain and inform us. Continue reading A Life Dedicated to Improving the Opportunities of Others.
a convincing portrait of Japanese culture and the geography of Tokyo. Continue reading How Should we Treat Migrants?
None [of the real characters in this book] is able fully to satisfy his dreams. Each seeks something more. Ryan argues that this is in the nature of humanity; of all life. Continue reading Dreams that Turn to Dust
A book that makes you think, to question your assumptions. And that is something that the best literature sets out to do. Continue reading Rosie’s #Bookreview Team #RBRT #LiteraryFiction THE BIRD THAT SANG IN COLOR by Grace Mattioli @fixion4change
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If a writer is unable to tap into his own emotional centre in order to imagine the inner being of another human, he or she is not truly a writer. Continue reading Monday Musings – J.M.Synge and Cultural Appropriation