Recently read: Foal’s Bread, White Noise + The Swimming-Pool Library

Foal's Bread, Gillian Mears, Allen & Unwin, 9781742376295 (paperback, ebook) A slow read – but think ‘slow’ as in that positive movement of slow food, slow travel – picked up each morning over breakfast. Set in Northern NSW, quite near where I grew up (and author Gillian Mears grew up) in the interwar and WWII … Continue reading Recently read: Foal’s Bread, White Noise + The Swimming-Pool Library

20 Classics #10: The Well by Elizabeth Jolley

I’m reading 20 classic, modern-classic or cult books. Read more about this project here. Why did I want to read it? There are way too many Australian authors I haven’t read. People told me I’d click with Elizabeth Jolley. When was it published? It was first published in 1986, which makes it a very young ‘classic’ (a little younger … Continue reading 20 Classics #10: The Well by Elizabeth Jolley