Best Books of 2012: 7 of 12

In alphabetical order of authors, I am posting the details every day, over twelve days, of the top 12 out of last year’s reading. Today we have reached #7 and it is a big book, so much so that in a short blog there is no point in trying to summarise the story.. As ever, last year was one of delightful discoveries and occasional disappointments. My reading included a couple of books from the dim and distant past as well as several hot off the press. Please comment and offer your own best reads of the year. Read more ...