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Home, Marilynne Robinson

I enjoyed this book which is set in the same time and place as one of Marilynne Robinson’s other novels, Gilead, but within a different family. In Gilead we saw … Continue reading

March 30, 2016 · 3 Comments

Micah 3-5

This post follows on from my post on┬áMicah 1-2, looking at chapters 3-5, on the theme of kingship. In Chapter 3 we see the failure of the leaders of Israel, … Continue reading

March 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Indignation, Philip Roth

Having greatly enjoyed Nemesis, I picked up Indignation, also by Philip Roth. This book is about a teenage boy, Marcus Messner going to university, and struggling to settle in, while … Continue reading

March 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

Business Adventures, John Brooks

I had heard this book is a favourite of Bill Gates and Warren Buffet amongst others, so thought it would be good to see why it’s so popular. It’s a … Continue reading

March 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Micah 1-2

Micah is a book about God’s judgement and God’s plan to put His King to rule over His people. The name Micah means “Who is like Yahweh?”, which is also … Continue reading

March 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

No One Writes to the Colonel, Marquez

This is a short novel about a retired Colonel and his wife living in poverty, who have been waiting to receive his pension for 15 years. Every Friday the Colonel … Continue reading

March 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Quiet, Susan Cain

This book, “Quiet” by Susan Cain, sub-titled “The power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking” is a very interesting read on the subject of introverts. It uses … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · Leave a comment
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