Tag Archives: Tim Parks


“In terms of storytelling, Shear comes on strong. The tension builds as Parks dangles his lures and clues before the reader, and there is…

Italian Neighbors

“One of the most delightful travelogues imaginable . . . So vivid, so packed with delectable details, that it serves . . . as…


“A story that is at once wrenching and wholly believable . . . An exceptional accomplishment and a lovely book.” –The Washington Post