REVIEW: The Pachinko Parlour by Elisa Shua Dusapin

In brief: Claire is spending the summer in Tokyo with her grandparents in preparation for them to visit Korea, over fifty years after they left. She tutors and babysits Mieko, listening to the sounds of her grandparents’ pachinko parlour at night. The good: Beautifully written with the feelings of loss of displacement. The not-so-good: Read... Continue Reading →

Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 15/8/22

It was a week where nothing got finished and everything was just…messy. It looks like I did a lot of reading from the below, but I really don’t feel that I did! Look Both Ways by Linwood Barclay arrived with thanks from Harlequin. It’s about an island that has an experiment about to start –... Continue Reading →

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