As we approach the summer, it’s time to read a book in the sun. Here are nine of book reviews that could inspire your summer reading.
Homophobia is a word used frequently in our media, but what is meant by it? This book argues for the term Heterosexism to be used instead because it far better sums up the prejudice/discrimination LGBT people face.
is 1979 and Alan Groombridge, the manager of a small, provincial town bank, has
a fantasy… So starts a disturbing thriller by Ruth Rendell
This is a gay comedy of manners and that can be a genre.
Rios is not the clean-cut, all-American male lawyer who breathlessly solves
murders. Henry Rios is a defence lawyer who defends the underdog. This is his last case.
Harry Starks is the quintessential 1960s London gangster, an Eastender, thuggish, violent, sharply dressed and homosexual, but he also loves Ethel Merman, Judy Garland and opera music.
It is the second half of 1981 and Nick Nowak has three new cases to solve.
Capote’s lost first novel, only published long after his death
This short story is Alan Bennett’s take on a sex comedy
This novel centres around black magic, the supernatural and a murder-for-hire scheme for people to “dispose” of unwanted relatives.