Fantastic review of an utterly fantastic book!
It seems fitting that the penultimate post on this blog will be a book review, finally.
Hopefully either just before, or just after Christmas I will be involved in a new review site so it will be all about books, no more meandering about plays and gin; although of course I will continue to enjoy both of these, often simultaneously.
This is however a kind of review of Prosperity by Alexis Hall, and as Iron and Velvet was practically my first review there is a kind of completeness about it.
I was quite resistant to reading Prosperity, as Alexis is one of my favourite authors, and I’d heard that it was written in cant, which is a type of private language. It sounded scary.
My grandparents were once part of a circus, and they spoke the circus language- Parlari, especially when they didn’t want us to know what they were…
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