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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 · 2 Comments

The Other Twin, by L V Hay – book review

Lazy reviewing of a really-not-lazy debut

6 July 2017 · 3 Comments

Then She Was Gone, by Lisa Jewell – book review

I suspect wizardry by the writer

4 July 2017 · 1 Comment

Bond on Bond, by Roger Moore – book review

National treasure writes about national icon

29 May 2017 · Leave a comment

Page folders and page turners: what are reviews for, anyway?

Not a review of ‘Jar City’

21 January 2017 · 2 Comments

Nice joke, if you can get it: why David Lodge’s self-indulgence works on so many levels

Warning: contains spoilers for David Lodge’s Nice Work and (in general terms) for a number of nineteenth century novels… On Sunday, I mentioned that as part of my general revisiting … Continue reading

16 April 2013 · 4 Comments

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