“A gem of a book” – reading Dorothy Whipple’s High Wages for the #1930club

This week, Karen and Simon have been hosting one of their reading club events, this time focusing on books published in 1930.  It has been great fun seeing what everyone has chosen to read - by all accounts 1930 was a bumper publishing year.  My contribution has been to read High Wages by Dorothy Whipple. I … Continue reading “A gem of a book” – reading Dorothy Whipple’s High Wages for the #1930club

“But the sea would always be calling them” – my review of The Fortnight In September by R C Sherriff for the #PersephoneReadathon

I can't believe how quickly the time has flown since the start of Jessie's third Persephone Readathon and yet here we are at the end of it already. From my recently acquired three Persephone books, I chose R C Sherriff's The Fortnight in September. Published in 1931, this novel was well received at the time and continues … Continue reading “But the sea would always be calling them” – my review of The Fortnight In September by R C Sherriff for the #PersephoneReadathon