Historical fiction, Humour, Romance, Short Stories

Snowdrift and Other Stories by Georgette Heyer

I am a very big fan of Georgette Heyer's sense of humour and style of writing. Keeping this in mind , the following review is relatively biased. This book is a collection of some of earlier unpublished and other short stories compiled together.I gained access to it via NetGalley. Considering these were penned in the… Continue reading Snowdrift and Other Stories by Georgette Heyer

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Humour, Sci Fi

To Say Nothing of the Dog: How We Found the Bishop’s Bird Stump at Last by Connie Willis

There was something really fun about this book. As the weird title suggests, this book does not deal with the ordinary. It takes great effort ( I would imagine) to be absurd on purpose. The style reminded me of books of Terry Pratchett and Douglas Adams. You strain to make sure you have not misread… Continue reading To Say Nothing of the Dog: How We Found the Bishop’s Bird Stump at Last by Connie Willis

Humour

Tales of Wrykyn And Elsewhere: Twenty-five Short Stories of School Life by P.G. Wodehouse

My first foray into PG Wodehouse had been Jeeves( The first book was not completed as I mentioned in the earlier post about the past favourites.) but the next semi successful ownership was of school tales. Some of the stories in this book I had read previously but a few were new. School stories of… Continue reading Tales of Wrykyn And Elsewhere: Twenty-five Short Stories of School Life by P.G. Wodehouse