#ThrowbackThursday #BookReview Kings and Queens by TerryTyler @TerryTyler4

Last week I wrote my first #ThrowbackThursday #BookReview about An Englishwoman’s Guide to the Cowboy by June Kearns. Renee at It’s Book Talk started using the #ThrowbackThursday meme as a way to share books that are old favourites. I first saw this idea on a blog I read regularly: Between the Lines – Books ‘N’ Stuff and thought it worked…… Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday #BookReview Kings and Queens by TerryTyler @TerryTyler4

Love in the Head: Ford Madox Ford and Parade’s End

I’m pleased to welcome a guest writer to my blog today with some insights into the writing of Ford Madox Ford. Actor, writer and teacher, Michael Murray was born in Stepney, East London. He trained for the stage at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Under his Equity name, Michael worked for many years as…… Continue reading Love in the Head: Ford Madox Ford and Parade’s End

Attempting to read War and Peace for the umpteenth time.

image credit: By Post of USSR [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Have you seen The Last Station directed by Michael Hoffmann? It’s a fantastic film and we watched it twice back to back on DVD. The film tells the story of the last years of Tolstoy’s life. Tolstoy had a tumultuous relationship with his wife Sofya which lasted for many years and resulted in thirteen children.…… Continue reading Attempting to read War and Peace for the umpteenth time.