My 2018 Euro Summer Reading List (+ mini reviews!)

Hello there. It’s been a while. But though I haven’t been posting up book reviews over the last 3 months it doesn’t mean I haven’t been reading! I spent June-August this year in Europe reading to my heart’s content. Laying on the beach in Nice, France, listening to the waves lap while reading books will … More My 2018 Euro Summer Reading List (+ mini reviews!)

The Master and Margarita – Mikhail Bulgakov

This was a strange book with two distinct parts/”books”. The first part kind of baffles me, because the master and Margarita are barely mentioned at all. Indeed, the first half of the book does not concern them, but follows the series of events after the particularly gruesome death of a writer named Berlioz – decapitated … More The Master and Margarita – Mikhail Bulgakov

Odyssey – Homer

I’ve roamed back into the realm of classic literature to read Homer’s epic poem Odyssey. It’s a strange, jolting read, because it was written (probably) in about 700 BC, in another language, as poem, with music probably instead to accompany it. To a modern reader it’s strange, but still interesting. The story is of Odysseus’ 20 … More Odyssey – Homer