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I Tried to Run a Railway, by Gerard Fiennes

I Tried to Run a Railway by Gerard Fiennes Book – 1967   Publisher: London, Head of Zeus,, 2016. ISBN: 9781784977368 Characteristics: 214 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm. Additional Contributors: Faith, Nicholas 1933-, Wolmar, Christian   This is definitely for railway enthusiasts but readers with an …

Fire and Fury, by Michael Wolff

Inside the Trump Whitehouse I was drawn to this book by its notoriety. After barely making it past the first chapter I just couldn’t read any more. Rarely do I give up on a book, but if you aren’t enjoying a book then why bother? It’s badly written …

The Life of Beatrix Potter, by Matthew Dennison

‘Over the Hills and Far Away’ The Life of Beatrix Potter Dennison, Matthew Book – 2016   Publisher: London, Head of Zeus,, 2016. ISBN: 9781784975630 Characteristics: 262 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm Even as a child I don’t recall actually reading any of Beatrix Potter’s stories …

Who Killed Jim Barclay?, by Wallace Mortimer

The murders of Jim Barclay and John Bamford in late 1917 at Wonnangatta Station near Myrtleford in Victoria is a fascinating mystery. The book covers the theories and paints a picture of the setting with historical stories about many of the locals of the time.