The Flames is the second artistic fiction I’ve reviewed since the turn of the year, once again via Netgalley and the publishers, to whom I am very grateful. And, like I, Mona Lisa, I rate The Flames is a cracker.
Venice. It’s inspired many people, in many walks of life and the arts. Vienna, too. Both have a dangerous history behind them, full of intrigue, if not downright cruelty. Many cities can say the same. But since today is letter
The Hare with Amber Eyes is a biography of the author’s family, taking the opportunity to trace the history of a collection of netsuke that he has inherited from his uncle. It is a fascinating story, moving from England to