Tag: bloomsbury books

BOOK REVIEW: Between Them by Richard Ford

‘Between Them’ is more than a memoir about Richard Ford’s upbringing – it’s in essence a brilliantly woven account of parenthood told in a rawness that is as striking as it is tragic. Ford’s love of his parents and struggle with his parentages is exquisitely constructed with prose that is written in such a poignant,

Continue reading

BOOK REVIEW: Mr Iyer Goes to War by Ryan Lobo

Lalgudi Iyer is the elderly star of this debut novel by Ryan Lobo, an ambitious, and mostly successful, Indian take on Don Quixote, a geriatric quest for the 21st Century. He is a man who imagines himself to be learned and wise, a lover of poetry and someone with a deep knowledge of the Sanskrit

Continue reading