It’s March, so soon? Oh well, at least we have another Six Degrees of Separation to look forward to. As always, for those of you who don’t know this meme and how it works, please check out meme host Kate’s blog – booksaremyfavouriteandbest.
Once again, but I’m used to this now, I haven’t read Kate’s starting book, Wolfe Island by Lucy Treloar. I am, I must say, more embarrassed about this than usual, because Treloar is an Australian woman writer and I do like to support them!
But now, crunch-time. Because life has been busy lately, I am going to be lazy. Not only am I going to make this post short and sweet, but all my links will be on words in the title or author’s name, with a little bit of poetic licence taken along the way.
So, we start with Lucy Treloar’s Wolfe Island …
and immediately time-shift back to Tudor England and Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall (my review).
From here, we return to our times and Rodney Hall’s A stolen season (my review).
Now, I just can’t let “stolen” pass without referencing Carmel Bird’s (ed) The stolen children: Their stories (my review).
Children takes me to Helen Garner’s The children’s Bach (my review) …
at which point I beg your forgiveness, because we are going to Rebekah Clarkson’s Barking dogs (my review).
Dogs! Now there’s an embarrassment of riches. Since blogging, I’ve read several books with “dog” in their title, so which to choose? I thought, in the interest of gender diversity, that I should choose one by a male writer, but in fact most of them have been written by men, so, I’m just going to spin the dice and land on … Andrew O’Hagan’s The life and opinions of Maf the dog and of his friend Marilyn Monroe (my review). I mean how can you resist a title like that!
So, short and sweet as promised. What more can I say, except …
And now, the usual: Have you read Wolfe Island? And, regardless, what would you link to?
POSTSCRIPT: This went out with last month’s title – that’s what you get for being lazy and copying old posts!