Category Archives: Erin Morgenstern

A Question of Style: Writing in the present tense

Phew, it’s been a busy few weeks trying to cram in all my reviews of first the Bailey’s Prize and then the Man Booker International Prize shortlists.  I’ve still got a pile of books from spring waiting to be written … Continue reading

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The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern (2011)

I have been resisting this book because it was always recommended in the same breath as Susanna Clarke’s ‘Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell’ as in “if you loved Jonathan Strange, you’ll also like this”.  Sadly, not really enjoying the earlier novel … Continue reading

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