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Read Around the World August 2022: Italy


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What better way to spend August than it beautiful Italy? 

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Booker Longlist 2022: Case Study by Graeme Macrae Burnet

Case Study by Graeme Macrae Burnet – reviewed by BookWorm, Lisa, Jen, and Susie

From the Booker Website: Graeme Macrae Burnet offers a dazzlingly inventive – and often wickedly humorous – meditation on the nature of sanity, identity and truth itself.

‘I have decided to write down everything that happens, because I feel, I suppose, I may be putting myself in danger.’

London, 1965. An unworldly young woman believes that a charismatic psychotherapist, Collins Braithwaite, has driven her sister to suicide. Intent on confirming her suspicions, she assumes a false identity and presents herself to him as a client, recording her experiences in a series of notebooks. But she soon finds herself drawn into a world in which she can no longer be certain of anything. Even her own character…

So what did our panel think of this book? Keep reading to find out.

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