Miss Benson’s Beetle – Rachel Joyce – 11.08.21

I have enjoyed all the books I’ve read by Rachel Joyce, and this is no exception. For some reason I assumed Miss Benson’s Beetle would be of the Volkswagen persuasion, but no, it’s an actual insect type beetle. Set in England (to begin with) in the 1950s Miss Benson is a middle aged unhappy teacherContinue reading “Miss Benson’s Beetle – Rachel Joyce – 11.08.21”

The Music Shop – Rachel Joyce – 14.01.21

This is a really lovely book. The main character, Frank is a middle aged man who had an unconventional upbringing by his bohemian but mentally ill single mother who instilled in him a passionate love for music – telling him tales that brought to life pieces of music from classical to jazz, pop, rock etc…Continue reading “The Music Shop – Rachel Joyce – 14.01.21”