Saturday, February 2, 2013

New top tens


1. A Wanted Man
by Lee Child
2. The Black Box
by Michael Connelly
3. Live by Night
by Dennis Lehane
4. The Savage Altar
by Asa Larsson
5. Never saw it coming    
by Brian Freeman
6. Creole Belle
by James Lee Burke
7. Istanbul Passage
by Joseph Kanon
8. The Bat
By Jo Nesbo 
9. Gone Girl
by Gillian Flynn
10. Lucifers Tears
by James Thompson


1. One Last Thing before I go
by Jonathan Tropper
2. Once Upon a River
by Bonnie Jo Campbell
3. HHhH 
by John Laurent Binet
4. Hope: A Tragedy
by Shalom Auslander
5. The Rules of Civility
by Amor Towles
6. May We be Forgiven
by A.M. Holmes 
7. Old Filth
by Jane Gardam
8. The Glass Room
By Simon Mawer
9. The Beginner Goodbye
by Anne Tyler
10. Sweet Tooth
by Ian McEwan

A tale of Empire

Old Filth by Jane Gardam is a great novel which follows the decline of the British Empire through life story of Old Filth. FILTH, in his heyday, was an international lawyer with a practice in the Far East. Now, only the oldest QCs and Silks can remember that his nickname stood for Failed In London Try Hong Kong. Long ago, Old Filth was a Raj orphan - one of the many young children sent 'Home' from the East to be fostered and educated in England. Available in the shop for €11.70