I don't care what anybody says...the movie was 'horrendous' compared to the book. Brett Easton Ellis has a way of writing that describes everything to detail...I mean he spends half a chapter on the thread count of an Italian suit ... brilliant read.
(The Slains #1) In the spring of 1708, an invading Jacobite fleet of French and Scottish soldiers nearly succeeded in landing the exiled James Stewart in Scotland to reclaim his crown. Now, Carrie McClelland hopes to turn that story into her next bestselling novel. Settling herself in the shadow of Slains Castle, she creates a heroine named for one of her own ancestors and starts to write. But when she discovers her novel is more fact than fiction, Carrie wonders . . . 4.47 stars
Love in the Time of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Not a romantic, so that's not what impressed me, rather the practical way in which the female character changed her mind, lived her life, and then did what she wanted...again.
When I went home this Christmas I was so delighted to come across this old book, which I got shortly after graduating from university. It felt like catching up with an old friend and I wanted to hug Melquiades, Colonel Aureliano and Rebeca with her bones rattling in a bag all over again. / MH