• Adult Book Reviews,  Modern Fiction

    The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne Review

    The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne has been on my radar for a while. It was released in 2017 and everyone I know who has read it has loved it. I’ve read a couple of John Boyne novels including The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas and The Echo Chamber, but it’s The Heart’s Invisible Furies that I’ve heard talked about the most. I knew it had been a Richard and Judy Book Club pick and had received fantastic reviews. The paperback copy has over 700 pages so I knew it wasn’t going to be a quick read. What I didn’t know was how moved I would be by it.…

  • Adult Book Reviews,  Modern Fiction

    The Echo Chamber by John Boyne Book Review

    The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne is one of my favourite novels. I can’t remember the last time I read a book that left more of a lasting impression on me. I have read other John Boyne novels and enjoyed them all. I therefore jumped at the chance to read his latest offering, The Echo Chamber. The Echo Chamber by John Boyne: The Plot George Cleverly is a stalwart of television interviewing and a self-proclaimed “national treasure”.  However, his carefully curated reputation is only one tweet away from being destroyed. He and his family soon realise how past perceptions count for nothing in the world of social media. Are…