Daily Archives: July 14th, 2014

Staying On by Paul Scott

I went to a marvelous English Literature course run by Anne Scott, lecturer at Glasgow University, Scotland.  At the end, one of the other students, who was moving house, was giving away some of her books. Just what I needed – more books! I could not resist, and this was one of the books I …

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The Dying Hours by Mark Billingham

I really do enjoy Mark Billingham novels.  I have recently discovered that he also works as a stand up comedian and has done very funny shows with the Scottish author Christopher Brookmyre.  Other books by this author are reviewed here,  https://bookreviewstoday.wordpress.com/2013/04/05/in-the-dark-by-mark-billingham/,  https://bookreviewstoday.wordpress.com/2013/07/15/scaredy-cat-by-mark-billingham/,  ‎‎https://bookreviewstoday.wordpress.com/2013/06/16/sleepyhead-by-mark-billingham/.   Billingham was born Mark Philip David Billingham in Birmingham, England on 2 July, …

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