Cold Light sees me moving into uncharted territory and the main reason why I have been rereading Grand Days and Dark Palace in the first place - to finally finish the Edith Trilogy - to find out how Edith's story concludes. Where does she end up? What work does she move onto next? Does she … Continue reading Cold Light Introduction #EdithReadalong
Geneva, on the night of October 15, in the year of 1931...Edith and her friend, Jeanne, found themselves in the dining room of the Hôtel des Bergues - Geneva's best - wining and dining in a grand, exuberant, and stately manner. One of the things I fear most when reading a series is the lengthy recap. In … Continue reading Dark Palace | Frank Moorhouse #EdithReadalong
Sadly, on the 26th June 2022, Frank Moorhouse passed away aged 83. He was born on the 21st December 1938 in Nowra, NSW. He was a journalist, writer, novelist and screenwriter. Please see Lisa @ANZ LitLovers lovely farewell here and Sue @Whispering Gums here. As you will see in both posts, Moorhouse's influence has been … Continue reading Dark Palace Introduction #EdithReadalong
Today is the day we begin reading The Edith Trilogy and this is the offical master post for all three books. Grand Days was first published in 1993 in a magnificent hardcover edition complete with a cover featuring Circe Invidiosa by John William Waterhouse (one of my favourite paintings). I picked up a sale copy … Continue reading The Edith Trilogy Readalong Begins #EdithReadalong
Happy New Year one and all! Here's to a 2022 filled with good health, happiness and fun times with those we love. I celebrate each new year by posting a photo of me with the first book I plan to read thanks to Sheila's First Book of the Year Meme. But, of course, I don't … Continue reading First Book of the Year 2022
2020 was the year of many things. Some planned and expected, like the War and Peace chapter-a-day readalong. But many things unexpected and impossible to plan for as well. Who knew that Plague-Lit would become a thing? Or that I would waste one whole perfectly good reading month by feeling weird and distracted about a certain … Continue reading 2021 Here We Come!