#AtoZChallenge Letter G

The theme of my challenge is poetry and books inspired by art and/or art inspired by literature.   is for The Goldfinch  “The Goldfinch” painted by Carel Fabritius in 1654 is a realistic picture of a bird chained to its perch.  It is normally exhibited in The Hague.  This tiny painting with its broad brushstrokes wasContinue reading “#AtoZChallenge Letter G”

The Lake House by Kate Morton

The Lake house contains all the ingredients I have come to expect in a novel by Kate Morton: mystery, action in different eras, a beautiful house in Cornwall and more than one complex female protagonist. The core story is of the Edevane family who lived in Leoanneth, a large house by a lake in Cornwall,Continue reading “The Lake House by Kate Morton”

Taster Tuesday #TuesdayBookBlog

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two or three “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure thatContinue reading “Taster Tuesday #TuesdayBookBlog”

White Horizon by Jan Ruth

  This novel begins with the wedding of Daniel and Tina after they have been together in a tempestuous relationship for 25 years.  It is witnessed by the whole local community including old school-friends Linda and Victoria whose own marriages are disintegrating.  From the moment that Daniel walks into the church in old torn jeans,Continue reading “White Horizon by Jan Ruth”