‘A good read’ – My recommended books

Posted on June 30, 2014 in Copywriting

LOOKING FOR a really good holiday read, or one for bedtime?

Here are the books I have enjoyed most during the last few years, and would really recommend to you.   Read good literature and it will improve your writing …



Along the Enchanted Way, by William Blacker

Room, by Emma Donoghue

Snow Falling on Cedars, by David Guterson

Stoner, by John Williams

Waterland, by Jonathan Swift

We Need New Names, by Violet Bulawayo



A Life Like Other People’s, by Alan Bennett

A Little History of the World, by Ernst Gombrich

Agent Zig Zag, by Ben Macintyre

The Boy with the Topknot, by Sathnam Sanghera

Red Dust Road, by Jackie Kay

Toast, by Nigel Slater

Why Be Happy When You can be Normal, by Jeanette Winterson


Old Classics

Burmese Days, by George Orwell

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, by Muriel Spark

The Spy Who Came in from The Cold, by John le Carre

Staying On, by Paul Scott

The Go-Between, by L P Hartley

Three Men in a Boat, by Jerome K Jerome

Troubles, by J G Farrell


Happy Reading!




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