Category Archives: F1 Book Club

F1 Book Club – Round 15 – Singapore

For the Singapore Grand Prix I read a book called ‘The Singapore Grip’ by J G Farrell.

But what did I think?

Boy, it was long!

… And wordy!!

697 pages long to be precise. Continue reading

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F1 Book Club – Round 14 – Italy

So, Italy.

For this round of the F1 Book Club, I chose a book called ‘Eva Sleeps’ by Francesca Melandri.

I really enjoyed this book. Definitely one of the better books I’ve read so far. Continue reading

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F1 Book Club – Round 13 – Belgium

Has it really been three weeks since the last F1 race?

How was everyone’s summer?
I spent a good majority of my time reading and baking … what else 😉

So, we’ve reach round 13 of the F1 Book Club, Belgium

And this time, the only book I felt I could choose was, Herge’s Adventures of Tintin …. Continue reading

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F1 Book Club – Round 12 – Hungary

So, we’ve reached the last book before the F1 summer break.

Book 12. Hungary.

And this time I chose ‘Metropole’ by Ferenc Karinthy.

But what did I think?
Continue reading

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F1 Book Club – Round 11 – Germany

I have wanted to read ‘Death in Venice’ for ages.

I had the film on video for years and never got round to watching it … loved Dirk Bogarde films, just never managed to find time to watch this film.

So, when I thought about doing the F1 Book Club, I thought it would be a perfect opportunity for me to read ‘Death in Venice’.

But what did I think? Continue reading

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F1 Book Club – Round 10 – Britain

Life is sweet for chocolate maker Chloe Lyon

‘Chocolate Wishes’ by Trisha Ashley was my choice for this week’s book club.

Why?

Well, for one I wanted to read something I actually enjoyed this week. And for another, I love Trisha Ashley’s books.

You got me, I love Chick-Lit. Continue reading

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F1 Book Club – Round 9 – Austria

Time for this week’s ‘F1 Book Club’.

For the Austrian read, I chose ‘The Collected Novellas of Stefan Zweig’ which I borrowed from my local library.

Stefan Zweig was an Austrian author, who died in 1942 in a suicide pact with his second wife in Petropolis, Brazil.

At the height of his career in the 1920s and 1930s he was one of the most celebrated authors in the world.

But what did I think? Continue reading

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