Deborah Levy’s Swimming Home

Summer is drawing to a close but I am holding on with one last sizzling novel; Deborah Levy’s Swimming Home. After re-visiting Levy’s brilliant Hot Milk it reminded me how much I had wanted to read her earlier story which similarly takes place on a family vacation.  Swimming Home had me gripped right from the…

What to read on a hot day

We have been particularly blessed with hot weather in the UK lately. While this may not be surprising to hear, given that it is summer, it is ironically unusual in Britain. So, imagine a day with endless sun where you have the luxury of nothing to do except sit outside and read… which book is…