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New Second-hand Book Room!
Blog , Featured / May 15, 2019

… and a sale! <<< You may have heard rumours about a new space for second-hand books in the bookshop, and I’m happy to announce that as of today it is open!   As part of our great reorganising, we have two bookcases full of select second-hand books that are on sale 3 for CHF 5.  >>>     In honour of our new space, we’re also extending the 3 for CHF 5 sale to all smaller A-format second-hand books, as well as 3 for CHF 5 on all second-hand Children’s and YA/Teen Fiction! Come check out our new space and score some deals! The sale will run for a minimum of two weeks.

The Salt Path, by Raynor Winn
Blog , Community Book Review / May 7, 2019

If Poldark gave you a yen to explore the Cornish coastline, your next read must be The Salt Path by Raynor Winn. A Sunday Times bestseller, shortlisted in 2018 for the Costa biography book award and the Wainright Golden Beer Book Prize, this account of Ray and Moth Winn’s 630-mile hike from Minhead to Poole along the South West Coast Path will make you dig out your walking shoes. The venture begins with sadness as, in the space of a week, the couple lose their home, which was also their livelihood, and learn that Moth is dying of an incurable degenerative disease. Walking the spectacular coast path initiates a healing process, both mental and physical. Raynor Winn’s witty narrative exudes a love for life, the British countryside … and her husband. As the walkers pass by towns, landmarks and vestiges of the Cornish mining industry, the author’s well-documented comments show how relevant this history is today. Although my mind boggles at the idea of walking 630 miles (1013,89 kilometres if you have gone metric), this book shows us all that we must never give up.   This Community Book Review was provided by Judith Gruet-Kaye.  After several years spent teaching…