Book Reviews

MEMORY AND DESTINY – February 2007

MEMORY AND DESTINY  - February 2007

Christopher Banks, a famous English detective, spent his childhood in Shanghai before the Sino-Japanese War………………………..

MURDERS IN THE MONASTERY — January 2007

MURDERS IN THE MONASTERY — January 2007

Set in 16th century Tudor England under King Henry VIII, Dissolution by C.J. Sansom, an historic crime novel, affords us a look into a time of religious upheaval and superstition.

THE INEPT SPY – November 2006

THE INEPT SPY  - November 2006

LeCarré once again shows us the heart of darkness that exists in government, institutions, big business, and in people.

OBSESSION- October 2006

OBSESSION- October 2006

A trauma occurs in your life. It devastates you. How do you deal with it?

BOMB IN A BOTTLE – September 2006

Updike’s trenchant novel Terrorist is about 18-year-old American-born Ahmad Ashmawy Mulloy, son of an Irish-American mother and a long-gone Egyptian father.

READING, JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT! (for adult readers)

by Wilma Mazo If the winter doldrums have got you feeling dispirited, what you definitely need is a good book to distract you. Come on in to your Andes Public Library, and check out The Little Friend by Donna Tartt, if you like books set in the deep South with that characteristic Southern world view.…