Tagged: Books

Test of new Blog software

This is a post just testing new blogging software.  Initially this will be text only. It’s about books so I’ll add that tag later. Link test to The Age website. Here’s an  image test....

The Tree of Man – Patrick White

[openbook booknumber=”0099324512″] Australia, 1955. “At the turn of the century Stan Parker takes a wife and makes a home as a small farmer in the wilderness of Australia. Amy bears his children and time...

Crocodile on the Sandbank – Elizabeth Peters

[openbook booknumber=”0396070809″] Amazon.co.uk Review “Elizabeth Peters’ unforgettable heroine Amelia Peabody makes her first appearance in this clever mystery. Amelia receives a rather large inheritance and decides to use it for travel. On her way...

One Day in a Long War – Jeffrey Ethell

[openbook booknumber=”0517079348″] Non-Fiction. Covers "May 10, 1972, Air War, North Vietnam" in very good detail. As the name implies; just what happened on that one day. Out of print and obtained 2nd hand from...

Cloudstreet – Tim Winton

Am re-reading the classic 1991 Australian novel “Cloudstreet a broken down house of former glories on the wrong side of the tracks, a place teeming with memories of its own, a place of shudders,...

Dispatches

Current book is the Vietnam War account that is [openbook booknumber=”1417823801″]. The cover says: “The best book I have ever read on men and war in our time – John le Carre” To quote...

Ask The Dust

Currently reading the somewhat forgotten 1939 (!) masterpiece [openbook booknumber=”0876854455″]. Borrowed from the local library. Thanks to Marieke et al on the First Tuesday Book Club for pointing out this wonderful book

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