A Lady Cyclist’s Guide to Kashgar by Suzanne Joinson: Impressions

A Lady Cyclist’s Guide to Kashgar by Suzanne Joinson: Impressions

  I was initially intrigued by the subject matter of A Lady Cyclist’s Guide to Kashgar, a lovely debut novel written by Suzanne Joinson.* The story alternates between two times and places – 1923 Kashgar and present day London – and follows two young women whose lives are vaguely connected, though you don’t find out how until […]

The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides: Impressions

The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides: Impressions

Although I enjoyed The Marriage Plot overall, ultimately it fell short of realizing its potential. Eugenides is no doubt a talented author, and clearly does not rush anything to publication, having only published 3 novels in almost 20 years, but this could possibly have done with a little extra tweaking.  This book has been out […]