Posted by: Natalie | February 22, 2011

Next on the Pile

I am off Oooop North today for a little injection of family time and good old Lancastrian air! So as I whizz past the Staffordshire countryside on one of Virgin’s finest, I shall be starting the next on the pile, Mark Haddon’s A Spot of Bother. I have been meaning to read this for the longest time, but children’s books kept getting in the way! I adored Curious Incident and I have it on good authority that this is just as fantastic.

Go to my Currently Reading page for details and links to GreenMetropolis for book recycling.

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  1. Curious Incident had me crying with both laughter and sadness, let me know if this is any good!

    • That’s one thing you can rely on, I am always willing to foist my opinions on others!! Have packed the book I owe you! Finally! I will drop it into your Mum’s one day this week. Nxxx

  2. I’m curious to see what you think of A Spot of Bother. I wasn’t at all as impressed with it as I was with the Curious Incident. I think my expectations were too high.

    Enjoy your time up North. 🙂

    • Ooo, that’s interesting. Did you read them close together? Its been that long since I read curious incident I am hoping it won’t impact too much on my reading of this book. Its strange, I can love an author but if I read too many back-to-back I can get a little bored or frustrated. Its certainly a reason I have to return to Philip Pulman’s Dark Materials. I enjoyed them but by the time I got part way through book three I had to give up. I am nothing if not fickle! Shall let you know how I get on!

      Take care,
      Nxxx


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