February 2018

Vintage Books: Common Sense

In the second of this series of books from my father’s collection, I’ve chosen a book from the Mental Efficiency Series, this one being Common Sense: How to Exercise it.

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What I am reading: The Tale of Genji

What I am Reading #1: The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu

"Before I talk about The Tale of Genji, I should perhaps talk about time.

It is the delusion of youth to think that time is infinite, that we have infinite time and there will always be enough time for us to get done everything we want to achieve in life. It is clear, however, that the more we experience time, the more we realise that, while time itself is theoretically infinite, our time is not, and that we will never accomplish even half the things we would like to before we die."

To read the rest of my review of The Tale of Genji, go here.


Escape, the debut thriller, is out now.

No Way Home and Dear Lucifer and Other Stories are also out now.
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Vintage Books: Design

A couple of years ago, my father offloaded to me hundreds, if not thousands, of his vast collection of books.

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Waiting

The dusk-laden calm of the room was broken by the sound of a thud and a peal of high-pitched laughter.

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Relationship

Surely our greatest and most long-lasting relationship is with ourselves.


Escape, the debut thriller, is out now.

No Way Home and Dear Lucifer and Other Stories are also out now.
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