I purchased The Half Mad Lord off of Amazon after it was referenced in a book I had just finished called Madness, Betrayal, and the Lash. Boy, I’m glad I did!
I came across this book when I took a random road trip to Montana. I ended up stopping in at the the Lewis and Clarke National Historic Trail Interpretive Centre, and grabbed the journals on the way out. To be honest, growing up in Canada, I hadn’t heard about the exploration of Lewis and Clarke when I came across this interpretive centre, so, naturally, I needed to read up on it! Continue reading
I acquired Shogun from my friend who was about 200 pages into the novel. He was having a hard time getting through it, and asked me to take a whirl at it to see what I thought. It is a massive story, so I was a little hesitant, but I’m so very glad that I took the leap and stuck through on this epic journey that James Clavell takes in this novel. Continue reading
I acquired this book from my friend who recently moved to Ireland and was offloading some of his books to my library. This book intrigued me because I grew up on Vancouver Island, but haven’t read up on much history about my native land. Continue reading