Picasso, Pablo. Guernica. 1937. Oil on canvas. Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain.
Mason, Mary Townsend. The Afternoon Boat. 1931. Oil on canvas. Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA, US.
Mariana, Monica Dickens First Published 1940 Persephone Book #2 I'm going to start by making a pretty bold claim: this is my new favorite Persephone Book. I had very high expectations going into Mariana - I even listed it as one of my five-star TBR pile predictions - and I am thrilled to say it surpassed those expectations. In... Continue Reading →
This is my third Christie- having previously read And Then There Were None and The Murder of Roger Ackroyd. Originally published in 1937, Death on the Nile is #17 in the Hercule Poirot series. This golden age mystery centers around the death of a beautiful heiress during her Egyptian honeymoon. There are many potential suspects onboard the boat- an... Continue Reading →