Daily Archives: February 2, 2012

The Mattress House by Paulus Hochgatterer

Hochgatterer, Paulus – ‘The Mattress House’ (translated by Jamie Bulloch) Hardback: 256 pages (Jan. 2012) Publisher: MacLehose Press ISBN: 0857050281 Paulus Hochgatterer has followed THE SWEETNESS OF LIFE, which won the European Literature Prize in 2009, with another novel set … Continue reading

Posted in 3.5 stars, Austria, Books, Crime fiction, Eurocrime, Europe, Police procedural, Psychology, Series, Social comment, Translated | Leave a comment

The Impossible Dead by Ian Rankin

The Impossible Dead by Ian Rankin Orion, 2011. Reviewed at Petrona, January 2012.

Posted in 4 star, Books, Crime fiction, Europe, Police procedural, Political, Scotland, Series, Social comment | Leave a comment

Lost and Found by Carolyn Parkhurst

Lost and Found by Carolyn Parkhurst Back Bay Books, 2007. Reviewed at Petrona, January 2012.

Posted in 2.5 stars, Books, Domestic, North America, Social comment, USA | Leave a comment

Yin Yang Tattoo by Ron McMillan

Yin Yang Tattoo by Ron McMillan Sandstone, 2010 Reviewed at Petrona, January 2012.

Posted in 1 star, Asia, Books, Crime fiction, Debut, Financial, Korea, Scotland, Thriller | Leave a comment

Kinglake-350 by Adrian Hyland

Kinglake-350 by Adrian Hyland Text, 2011 Reviewed at Petrona, January 2012.

Posted in 5 star, Australasia, Australia, Books, Current affairs, Non-fiction, Social comment | Leave a comment