The Crossing Places

I love mysteries. Give me a book about somebody solving a crime and I’m as happy as a cat in a cardboard box. (My current favourites are the Peter Robinson Inspector Banks series and Val McDermid’s Carol Jordan and Tony Hill novels.) So I was really looking forward to this first in a string of …

Little Women

I’d always assumed that this story was one book. It isn’t. Or rather, the adventures of Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy that appear in the three film versions I’ve seen (1933, 1994 and 2019) come from two books: Little Women and its sequel Good Wives.  I’ve now read them both and – Well, what is …