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The mystery of the Moorgate tube disaster

It couldn’t happen today

28 February 2020 · 1 Comment

The Girl in Berlin, by Elizabeth Wilson – book review

‘How awful, to criticise a book for being too ambitious’

25 February 2020 · 1 Comment

Death Deserved, by Jørn Lier Horst and Thomas Enger – book review

Bergerac meets Wisting in the best traditions of Nordic Noir

13 February 2020 · 2 Comments

The Home, by Sarah Stovell – book review

Shocking, dark and difficult

20 January 2020 · Leave a comment

Stasi Winter, by David Young – book review

The most artificial of states up against natural hazards. Spoiler: hazards win

11 January 2020 · 2 Comments

A Dark Matter, by Doug Johnstone – book review

Good grief

7 January 2020 · 2 Comments

Top 10 of the decade

A cynical and lazy attempt to drive up viewing figures. Definitely worth your while reading

31 December 2019 · 2 Comments

Closely Watched Trains, by Bohumil Hrabal – book review

Silly, surreal, absurd and remarkably touching

30 December 2019 · Leave a comment

Left for Dead? by Lewis Goodall – book review #WhatsNext

Thematic. Apocalyptic. Analytic.

27 December 2019 · Leave a comment

Why we get the Wrong Politicians, by Isabel Hardman – book review #WhatsNext

Still painfully true

16 December 2019 · Leave a comment

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