Author Archives: T. R. Kolbe

About T. R. Kolbe

I have been writing since July 2010. I wrote one novel although I haven't finished editing it and I don't know that I will. I have also completed 3 short stories and have 3 more that I am working on.

Book Review–An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro

An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro My rating: 5 of 5 stars A great book I really enjoyed. I love Ishiguro’s writing–always beautiful and elegant. This is a tale of a painter named Ono looking back on … Continue reading

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Book Review–A Pale View of the Hills by Kazuo Ishiguro

A Pale View of Hills by Kazuo Ishiguro My rating: 5 of 5 stars Beautifully written novel about a woman named Etsuko who looks back on her early life in Japan after her eldest daughter has committed suicide. I loved … Continue reading

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Book Review–Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan

Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan My rating: 5 of 5 stars Another wonderfully written novel by Ian McEwan. I had the pleasure of meeting McEwan about a week after I started reading it. He talked about how he came up … Continue reading

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Book Review–Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn My rating: 4 of 5 stars I couldn’t decide whether to give this book three or four stars. The story is told from the point of view of Camille Preaker, a journalist who travels back … Continue reading

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Book Review–Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro My rating: 5 of 5 stars Well-written, sad yet enjoyable story. It held my interest right from the start and got me to think (always a good thing). This was the first book … Continue reading

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Where did the time go?

It’s been quite a while since my last post. Truth is, I completely forgot about my blog. I’ve been busy editing my novel and I was also training for a half marathon. I ran (and finished) the half marathon on … Continue reading

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Book Review: Heart of the Matter by Emily Giffin

Heart of the Matter by Emily Giffin My rating: 2 of 5 stars This book was nothing like I thought it would be. From the description on the inside cover flap, it talked about two women being brought together after … Continue reading

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