The Salt of the Earth by Jozef Wittlin

As for the translation of the book, I’m not an expert but I think the name that sounds like “Semyon” or “Semion” would look much better written exactly this way, rather than simply transliterated as “Semen”. Genre: historical novel. ⭐️Stars…

Eleven Years of Savidge Reads…

Eleven years ago today that I first pressed publish on a blog post here on Savidge Reads and look what has gone and happened since… So a huge, huge, HUGE thanks to all of you who’ve followed this blog, be…

West – Carys Davies

Granta, hardback, 2018, fiction, 160 pages, kindly sent by the publisher For a week he lay beneath his shelter and didn’t move. Everything was frozen, and when he couldn’t get his fire going he burned the last of the fish…

Going Forward…

What do you all think? What would you like to see in terms of books, bookish bits and bobs and non-bookish Savidge stuff? I would be really, really interested to know. So spill… So that’s books. Onto ‘bookish’ stuff. I…