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From the City, From the Plough, by Alexander Baron – book review

Unsentimental and generous

3 September 2019 · 2 Comments

Platform Seven, by Louise Doughty – book review

An everyday story of Fenland folk. And their ghosts

23 August 2019 · Leave a comment

The Closer I Get, by Paul Burston – book review

Now you know the truth about me, you won’t see me any more. But no more apologies

9 July 2019 · 1 Comment

When we were rich, by Tim Lott – book review

Life is but a melancholy flower

25 June 2019 · Leave a comment

Turbulent Wake, by Paul E Hardisty – book review

Broken, beautiful, surprising, ugly, intense and challenging

8 May 2019 · 1 Comment

West Camel – Secret Library

Modiano. Woolf. Ravatn.

13 December 2018 · 1 Comment

The Sentence is Death, by Anthony Horowitz – book review

Just as meta, but somehow betta

3 December 2018 · 1 Comment

The Rise and Fall of Becky Sharp, by Sarra Manning – book review

All the fun of the fair

7 September 2018 · 3 Comments

Lilja Sigurdardóttir – Secret Library

Sturlson. Nin. Brown.

1 November 2017 · 1 Comment

The Other Twin, by L V Hay – book review

Lazy reviewing of a really-not-lazy debut

6 July 2017 · 3 Comments