Here are my latest book reviews, and they may be the last for a while, as I'm going to concentrate on more studious endeavours!
Goodbye Britain: Talking to the Brits Who Packed Their Bags and Left, by Tom Beck
Tom Beck decided to interview people who’d left the UK to go and live abroad. He wanted to hear about their experiences, good and bad. The result, is a fascinating collection of short stories. Here’s the blurb:
My Review: Well hasn’t my life been boring!
This is a fascinating book, full of insights into people’s experiences living in different parts of the world after leaving the UK. One of the stories that I think will stick with me, is the anecdote from the woman who talked of moving to South Africa during the apartheid regime, and her horror at the way black people were treated — she was then treated like a pariah by other whites after inviting a black woman inside her home to use her bathroom.