Thinking Books - a selection

The Improbability of Love

We read this novel by Hannah Rothschild at our book club in August 2018. Using the novel device of having the painting provide parts of the narrative we learn…


I recall seeing this book on the shelves of the library at Bodmin Grammar School. That was in the early 1970’s. I don’t know why I have never read this dystopian story as I have read plenty of other dark works. Cormac O’Connor’s The Road comes quickly to mind. Putting right the wrong I bought 1984 today and plan to make it my next read, as soon as I finish The Secret Barrister.