Michael Russell ‘The City of Shadows’

This book was recommended by ‘Your favourite metallurgist’ 20 days ago.
I had never heard of either the author or the title so I did my homework, the book is part of a planned trilogy of which the first two volumes have been published, this City of Shadows Tell me more

Philipp Meyer ‘The Son’

A business trip to the USA pushed me to advance quickly in my next choice of book (5 hours late waiting for a change of aeroplane). Philipp Meyer was somewhere on my radar, I’d seen reviews of American Rust Tell me more

Philip Kerr ‘A German Requiem’

My local library has as usual come up trumps again with the third book in the Bernard Gunther trilogy, I’ve already listened to the first two. Emergency plumbing due to water leaks in my kitchen freed up some listening time and what better than ‘A German Requiem’ Tell me more

Linwood Barclay ‘Fear the worst’

This is a book I listened to in its French version on Audio book during my daily commute, I was looking for something simple to read, a thriller. This book is about the disappearance of a seventeen year old daughter of an ordinary everyday divorced looser who is trying to keep his head above water. Tell me more

Joel Dicker ‘The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair’

Last week I travelled by train from Chicago to San Francisco on the California Zephyr, wow what a journey. I recommend it to anyone, take time and book some stops along the way.

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During the ride I finished listening on audio book to ‘La Vėritė Sur l’Affaire Harry Quebert’ now translated into English by Swiss writer Joël Dicker. Tell me more

Donald Ray Pollock ‘The Devil All Of The Time’

Last week end I went to Vincennes at the east of Paris to the Festival America where I saw and listened to a number of American Writers that I wasn’t familiar with Amongst these writers, were Tim Gautreaux and Donald Ray Pollock. Tell me more