Day: July 3, 2014

New To Me Authors April-June 2014

During the last quarter I read six books by new to me authors

  • The City of Shadows (Avon, 2012) by Michael Russell (A+)
  • I Am Pilgrim (Transworld Publishers, 2013) by Terry Hayes (C)
  • The Silence of the Rain (Henry Holt and Co., 2013) Translated by Benjamin Moser, 2002. Original title: O silêncio da chuva, 1996 by Luiz Alfredo García-Roza (A)
  • The Song Dog (Faber and Faber, 1993) by James McClure (A+)
  • Christine Falls (Picador, 2013) Originally published in 2006 by Benjamin Black (A)
  • Payback (Old Street Publishing, 2011) by Mike Nicol (A) my review will be ready soon

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Monthly Summary (June 2014)

What I Read in June 2014

  • The Silence of the Rain (Henry Holt and Co., 2013) Translated by Benjamin Moser, 2002. Original title: O silêncio da chuva, 1996 by Luiz Alfredo García-Roza (A)
  • The Song Dog (Faber and Faber, 1993) by James McClure (A+)
  • The Treasure Hunt (Mantle, 2013) Translated by Stephen Sartarelli, 2013. Originally published as La caccia al tesoro, 2010 by Andrea Camilleri (A)
  • Christine Falls (Picador, 2013) Originally published in 2006 by Benjamin Black (A)
  • The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (Penguin Classics, 2010) Originally punlished in 1963 by John Le Carré (A+)
  • Payback (Old Street Publishing, 2011) by Mike Nicol (A) my review will be ready soon.

Although I’ve very much enjoyed all the books, in particular The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, my Pick of the Month is

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Books Bought Last Month

Oh dear! I keep on buying more books than I can read in a month. In my discharge, most were opportunistic purchases.

  • Southwesterly Wind by Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza
  • The Silence of the Rain by Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza
  • Payback by Mike Nicol
  • Christine Falls by Benjamin Black
  • Monsieur Monde Vanishes by Georges Simenon
  • December Heat by Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza
  • Dare Me by Megan Abbott
  • Cop Hater by Ed McBain
  • The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John le Carré
  • The Cocktail Waitress by James M Cain
  • The Steam Pig by James McClure
  • Three Great Novels: The Derek Strange Trilogy: Right as Rain, Hell to Pay, Soul Circus by George Pelecanos

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