Listening to the audiobook I was uncertain if it was the tone of the narrator or the actual words which made Enola (the teen detective) sound condescending and imperious rather than experienced and thoughtful.
I’m still at a loss for words to sum up this book which is a rich, lyrical retelling of two Greek myths. I am glad that I read it, but it was a difficult read on a number of levels. It was enthralling and harrowing in equal measure. Not for the faint hearted.
Imposter is not a cosy read, but was perfect for keeping my attention focused on a drab Sunday afternoon with the twists and turns of finding out who was killing women in a small town in County Mayo and why. The sense of unease and dread was palpable.
The Poison of War is as much about the murders, as it is about reservation life and the threat of Mexican cartels. The impact of change, circumstance, and this age of distractions and competing priorities, is starkly shown on the Tohono O’odham Nation way of life.
It’s the start of a new month, let’s find out what I’m planning on reading in January, the first month of the decade.
I’ve got to be honest, it feels a little unplanned and conversely a bit too jam-packed. Find out more in the newsletter here.
t has to be said the Christmas interfered with my planned reading schedule. Am I annoyed.. not so much. Christmas, was fun, haphazard. Busy in parts and thankfully lazy days on others – in short, had a great time