A brilliant depiction by a lesser known Bronte of spousal abuse in the early 19th century. If you have never read a book by Anne Bronte, you are in for a literary treat.
Jason Taylor, thirteen, living in a small Worchester town in the 1980s experiences bullying, ostracism, first kisses, and first deaths.
Author David Mitchell never writes the same book twice. He is always worth reading. I've never been disappointed with a book I've read by him.
Giraffes and camels and gnus! Oh my! If you are a James Herriot fan you will like Gerald Durrell's experiences in a branch of the London Zoo in rural England just after World War II. By the way, there are also lions and tigers and bears in this delightful book.