Book of the week – The Devil and Mr Casement

The devil and mr casement Jordan Goldman Verso books Previously i reviewed King Leopold's ghost, a book loaned to me by a union activist. On return of that I was given a different but similar missive, the devil and mr casement. While King Leopold's was about the Congo and the suffering imposed on its population … Continue reading Book of the week – The Devil and Mr Casement

Book of the week Pele – the autobiography

pele - the autobiography pocket books sport   Where i live in Dublin there is a certain footballer who was lauded when Dublin won the all-ireland last year.  This player had taken the championship by storm/ and won player of the year by the seasons end.  We often see him in the local park, walking … Continue reading Book of the week Pele – the autobiography

Book of the Week – The Road to Wigan Pier

The road to Wigan pier George Orwell Penguin Press Nearly 80 years since it was written this book has been the introduction to a new chapter for me. I have decided to attempt 52 books in a year and where better to start than with a classic. When the first paragraph of that classic ends … Continue reading Book of the Week – The Road to Wigan Pier