Z Stands For Zelda

Scott Fitzgerald – the author versus F.Scott Fitzgerald – the man. His literary legacy being consolidated by five novels and a great number of short stories while his personal life story revealed by his closest life companion – his wife Zelda. Well, actually imagined as being told by Zelda. Because it‘s Therese Anne Fowler‘s biographical…

Another Girl In The Vortex of Crime

When you come across a book title wherever you go, you give a credit to a proper marketing campaign but still get hooked. Especially when googling this book reviews you click on a link with a trailer of the movie with the same title. Paula Hawkins‘ debut novel The Girl on the Train has gone…

Their Secret Miniature Lives

Amsterdam museums have luxurious doll houses on display preserved from the wealthy merchants of the previous centuries. The miniature replicas of actual burgher dwellings fascinate no less than the very mastery of craftsmen. And there’s always a scent of mystery around them – exactly like in a debut novel by Jessie Burton The Miniaturist. If…

Playing Rogue Legal Games

If you‘re still not decided on your Easter readings, grab John Grisham‘s Rogue Lawyer. If you‘re fascinated by procedures of American court trials, open John Grisham‘s Rogue Lawyer. If you‘re interested in defending hopeless cases, definitely read into John Grisham‘s Rogue Lawyer. With 30 novels, this one by John Grisham is different. At first it…

The World Seen Through The White Powder

If you‘re in search for a motivation speech, take a look at Roberto Silviano‘s ZeroZeroZero. The first chapter will give you a lesson of how to engage your team to become the men of honour and respect the rules of your Honorable Society. Only to repeat this incredible performance you‘re going to need an extra…

Keeping Faith Under A Sparkless Everlasting Sun

You start searching for a hidden twist because Jo Nesbo cannot be such plain and second-rate. Dumping Harry Hole and starting his standalones with Blood on Snow as the first, he continues with Midnight Sun, which disappoints the readers like an expensive chocolate bar when after tossing down the wrap paper you find just a…

The Trilogy Continued By The Other

What if Miss Marple continued untangling her murder mysteries created not by Agatha Christie but some other writer talked into this business by an excessive readers’ demand after the death of the original author? Or Inspector Maigret working on further cases well built in the head of George Simenon’s substitute?