Book Review: Generation X

Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture by Douglas Coupland. My rating: 4 of 5 stars. Generation X is a novel set in the 1990s, and is a story centred around three friends, Andy Palmer, Dagmar (Dag) Bellinghausen and Claire Baxter. Three additional characters make an appearance as the story progresses, including Tobias, Elvissa, and Tyler. The principal narrator throughout is Andy. We follow the … Continue reading Book Review: Generation X

Book Review: James Herriot’s Yorkshire Stories

James Herriot’s Yorkshire Stories by James Herriot. My rating: 5 of 5 stars. I’m a big fan of the new All Creatures Great and Small series, and was pleased when I received this little collection of James Herriot’s short stories as a gift earlier this year. Herriot’s writing style is deceptively simple, and his love for the landscape and people of Yorkshire comes across in … Continue reading Book Review: James Herriot’s Yorkshire Stories

Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. My rating: 5 of 5 stars. Delia Owens is an inspiration to writers who have been putting down words for years without seeing them published. Although she was already a successful author of non-fiction books about her life as a wildlife scientist, Owens did not publish a novel until she was in her late sixties. Where the Crawdads … Continue reading Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing