Six Degrees of Separation: from A Gentleman In Moscow to From Russia With Love

It’s the beginning of another month, and so another opportunity to participate in my favourite meme – six degrees of separation hosted by Kate.  We all start off from the same bookish point, add six more books and see where we end up.  It’s always such fun to put a list together and to see what everyone else comes up with.


This month we start with A Gentleman In Moscow by Amor Towels.  I have not yet read this, but have an e-library copy on my online library bookshelf just waiting to be opened.



Meanwhile, thinking about men in Moscow reminds me of Gorky Park by Martin Kruz Smith.  This is a faced-paced thriller which I read years ago and remember being excellent.  It would be interesting to re-read it some time to see how well a book set in 1980s Russia holds up today.


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Six Degrees of Separation: from The Dry to The Gift of Rain

I have been rather quiet on the blogging front recently. But if there is one thing to put some oomph back in to those creative writing juices, it is the monthly Six Degrees meme, hosted by Kate over at BooksAreMyFavouriteAndBest. For extra Six Degrees enjoyment, check out my playlist to link with this month’s titles over on my Leaping Tracks blog.

This month we start with The Dry by Jane Harper, which is about the seemingly random murder of a family during an Australian drought. I don’t read much crime fiction these days. But there are tons of positive reviews for this one, including by highly respected crime writers and fellow bloggers. Perhaps I should give it a go some time.

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