Olivia Manning: The Spoilt City
The second volume of Manning’s Balkan Trilogy, which in turn forms the first part of her Fortunes of War story arch (whose second part, equally consisting of three installments, is known as the Levant Trilogy). The hexalogy is based on Manning’s own World War II expat experience; it was adapted for the small screen in […]Read More
2020 in Facts and Figures
I already posted my main 2020 in Review and Looking Ahead to 2021 posts a while ago — only on my new blog (separate post to come) –, but I held back on my 2020 reading statistics until the year was well and truly over. And for all my good intentions when posting my mid-year […]Read More
BL-opoly, Pandemic Edition – Ninth Roll
Well, it turns out the BL-opoly gods are insistent on re-bestowing on me the “cat” novelty card I just used for my last read, plus another “dog” card for good measure. If things go on like that, I’ll end up with a whole menagerie … I’m minded to stay in the region I just visited […]Read More
@BT: Thank you!
… aaand a Books and Beans bookmark as well! Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/2016090/bt-thank-youRead More