A Year of Twentieth Century Literature 1950 – 1959

This year I am reading 10 excellent twentieth-century books which have not been made into films or television programmes.  This month’s book needs to have been published between 1950 and 1959. I chose ‘The Tontine’ by Thomas Costain. Available in Auckland Libraries, Look for it at Abe Books (second hand books online), Also look in second hand bookshops and op shops. … Continue reading

A Year of Twentieth Century Literature: 1940-1949

This year I am reading 10 twentieth-century books which have not been made into films or television programmes but are excellent books anyway.  This month’s book needs to have been published between 1940 and 1949. I struggled again this month.  How to choose just one book with so many fabulous authors and books – it’s almost too hard. But I … Continue reading