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Daniel Sempere is taken to the Cemetery of Forgotten Books and allowed to pick out a book that he will be responsible for and take care of; he chooses The Shadow of the Wind by Julian Carax. Daniel is entranced by this book and keen to know more about the author, but constantly faces dead [...]

I am full of admiration for the plot of this book, it is so clever and original – ten people are invited to an island and then one by one they are killed off! They are all brought to the island under false pretences and then slowly realise that they have all been tricked, yet [...]

I do absolutely adore Agatha Christie books and can read them over and over again, although I think I slightly prefer Miss Marple to Hercule Poirot. This is a Poirot tale, and the story begins with a girl coming to Poirot and asking for his help as she thinks she may have committed a murder, [...]

This book is about the life of Roseanne, an old lady who has been incarcerated in a mental institution for much of her life and who is now determined to record this life in the form of a secret journal. Her psychiatrist, Dr Grene, is keen to find out more about her, mostly because the [...]

  

Classic Book Club

Please leave your reviews and comments about any books you have read, whether they be old classics such as Bronte, Austen or Dickens, or modern-day classics such as Dan Brown, Cathy Kelly or Marian Keyes.