Book Review | All the Beautiful Lies by Peter Swanson

Harry Ackerson, the only child of Bill Ackerson, rushes home from college one fateful afternoon to the small coastal town in Maine where he grew up – to find himself an orphan. His father has plunged to his death on the path of his favourite cliffside walk, leaving Harry with no existing close family – … Continue reading Book Review | All the Beautiful Lies by Peter Swanson

Book Review | When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro

Christopher Banks is born in early twentieth century Shanghai to British parents. Growing up in the international quarter, sequestered from the somewhat shadier side of Shanghai life, he wiles away the hours with his Japanese best friend, Akira. Both of them vow to never leave the city, although the threat of Akira being returned to … Continue reading Book Review | When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro