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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

The Bridge, series 4

In which I burble incoherently about the end of an era

29 June 2018 · Leave a comment

Beck – Room 302 (TV/DVD review)

New beginnings, new surroundings, new love / It’s a brave new world

18 October 2017 · Leave a comment

Beck – Buried alive (BBC FOUR – TV review)

Closure. And some new beginnings.

15 October 2017 · 3 Comments

Raven Black, by Ann Cleeves – book review

A novel that provides a finely drawn sense of place

17 September 2017 · 1 Comment

Inspector Montalbano: The Age of Doubt – review

I wish I’d read this years ago.

19 August 2017 · 1 Comment

11.22.63 – DVD review

An unusual time travel blockbuster

24 July 2017 · Leave a comment

Public Enemy – Sky Atlantic/DVD review

A thrilling exploration of morality and loyalty

17 July 2017 · Leave a comment

4 reasons White Gold isn’t The Inbetweeners – BBC TWO review

Heart. Characters. Drama. Language.

28 June 2017 · Leave a comment

The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood – book review

A warning

4 June 2017 · 1 Comment