Bernard Cornwell – The Burning Land

The Burning Land by Bernard Cornwell catches up with Uhtred five years after the events of Sword Song and he is now Alfred’s main man when it comes to commanding men against the Danes for the kingdom of Wessex.

Douglas Coupland – Generation A

I was not particularly blown away by this as much as I was by Generation X, Microserfs and All Families Are Psychotic. I had no sympathy for the five characters through which the disjointed story is told.

Gene Wolfe – Peace

Peace is an enigma. A puzzle to be cracked. Perhaps fittingly my copy appeared mysteriously to me a month or so ago, having sat forgotten on a low bookshelf for a year.