Books

2013

Currently Reading
Race for the South Pole – Roland Huntford
Pickwick Papers – Charles Dickens (I’m chuckling as I read this!)

On HoldA Tale of Two Cities – Charles Dickens (Have put this on hold as I’ve decided to re-read all of Dickens in order throughout 2013, having been inspired by this)

On my: To Be Read Next Table
(There are many more on my “To be read” shelves and yet more on my wish list!)
Capatin Scott – Ranulph Fiennes
The Heart of the Antarctic – Ernest Shackleton
South, The Endurance Expedition – Ernest Shackleton
Small is Beautiful – E F Schumacher
A Guide for the Perplexed E F Schumacher

2012

I’ve been so busy working and not had much time to read. I’m not sure if my cancer will give me more time to read or if I’ll feel too rubbish. Of course, if I feel ok I’ll be working anyway. Hmmm…

Ooh, I have a Kindle Touch now (never thought I’d do it!) and it’s wonderful  1.9.12

January
Scott’s Last Expedition – Steve Parker
The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott – David Wilson

July
Into Thin Air – Jon Krakauer

December
The Voyage of The Discovery – Captain Scott

2011

January
Shadow Forest – Matt Haig (With my step son)

February
A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry (Re-read as I have 48 copies to give away on World Book Night)
Passion – Jude Morgan
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Mark Haddon

March
Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie

Immortality – Milan Kundera
A Day in the Life of Ian Denisovich – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Arthur & George – Julian Barnes

April
Fury – Salman Rushdie
A Mercy – Toni Morrison
Flawed Angel – John Fuller
Journals,  Scott’s Last Expedition – Edited by Max Jones

June
The Worst Journey in the World – Apsley Cherry-Garrard

Currently Reading
Cloud Atlas – David Mitchell

I became so busy after June with portraits, blogs, campaigns etc that I read very little and what I did read I didn’t list or review, for which I apologise.

Abandoned
Suspicions of Mr Whicher – Kate Summerscale
The Colour of Magic – Terry Pratchett (I keep trying these books but just can’t get into them)
The Runaway Troll – Matt Haig (With my favourite 7 year old boy) Someone else at the library
Authenticity – Deirdre Madden

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