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The Book of Air | Joe Treasure

The Book of Air | Joe Tresure | Book review

All the Elements: A Spring Reads book review of The Book of Air, a novel by Joe Treasure

The Book of Air by Joe Treasure is an exceptionally fine novel that discloses its secrets gradually, in triumphantly unexpected ways. The stories it tells gather momentum and significance with each short chapter; it is populated by personages in whom we can believe; it is profoundly intelligent and deeply engrossing. Its allusions and references are delightfully subtle and oblique, conveyed effortlessly by the author’s gift for language and ideas. I doubt I shall read a finer novel this year.

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Spring Reads 2018

Spring Reads 2018

I am delighted to be part of the blog tour for Spring Reads 2018. My thanks to Rachel Gilbey at Authoright Marketing & Publicity  for making it all possible.

Feed the Monkey is just one of many excellent blogs reviewing books for this event. I shall be dropping by as many of them as I can, so please take a look at them as well.

The novel I chose to review is The Book of Air by Joe Treasure. Fortunately for us all, it turned out to be among the best books I have ever read, as you will see when my review is published on 27 March.

 

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