Goodreads reviews

Goodreads review: The Essex Serpent

The Essex SerpentThe Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

This will only be a short review as I find myself in a quandary with this book. I can’t figure whether I like it, beyond being faintly impressed with Perry’s hand at portraiture.


Goodreads review: You Don’t Know Me

You Don't Know MeYou Don’t Know Me by Brooke Magnanti
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

You know, it’s not every book opens with a quote from the 1700s by a leading light in the field of anatomical pathology. But then, we’re dealing with a tiny town in the Highlands, where the morgue assistant’s a metalhead and the population are individual, to say the least.