No 357 The Black Spider by Jeremias Gotthelf, translated by Susan Bernofsky #ripxvii
No 358 The Daylight Gate by Jeanette Winterson #ripxvii
A trio of books for the R.I.P challenge!
No 360 The Auctioneer by Joan Samson
The Auctioneer was a massive hit when it was originally published in 1974. Winning rave reviews from critics and readers, it sold in excess of a million copies, was advertised on television (which was very rare at the time) and was optioned for a movie adaptation. For a debut novel from an unknown writer, it…