Antic Hay

I wrote an article some time ago about the “International book day”. Well in that day I was at Carturesti library and they gave me a book for reading something in their library (If you…

Vita Brevis

  Today I will take you to a journey into the start of the christian world, into the life of Saint Augustus, in the 3rd and 4th century. I will talk about “Vita Brevis”, a…

The alternative hypothesis

I recently was at the launching of a book from one of my favourite authors: Eric-Emanuel Schmitt. The book that was being presented was “The alternative hypothesis” (In Romania appeared under the name Adolf H.…

Ugly: The True Story of a Loveless Childhood

  Author: Constance Briscoe Genre: Biography Publisher: Hodder Pages: 320 An unsentimental style sharpens the tale of a terrible childhood. Literary trends may come and go, but publishers never seem to tire of the tragic memoir. Everyone from Holocaust…

The Swallow and the Hummingbird

When George Bolton returns home to Devon at the end of the war, Rita assumes that her childhood sweetheart will marry her and that their future will be a reassuring continuation of their past. But…

One last dance

Imagine an ancient country mansion, carved out of its landscape and perched on a blustery headland on the windswept coast of Devon… This is Rosindell, seat of the upper class Reddaway family and star of…