City by the Book: Death at the Château Bremont

The final City by the Book from my most recent trip takes us to Aix-en-Provence, a city my travel companion knew well, but that I didn’t know at all. Well, it’s much easier to get to know a city in two days when a) you have a private tour guide and b) you have a […]

Review: Promising Young Women

Like with most stories that start with a twenty-something London-based office worker navigating the breakdown of a long-term relationship, your mind settles in for a harmless piece of Chick-Lit. And then Caroline O'Donoghue's Promising Young Women knocks you off-centre by turning into something else entirely. The praise on the book's sleeve repeatedly uses the word "gothic."…