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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 · 1 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

Start again, by Philip Collins – book review

Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow

10 December 2019 · Leave a comment

Stasi Child, by David Young – book review

Sharply observed thriller

9 December 2019 · 4 Comments

WTF? by Robert Peston – book review

Compelling, convincing and somewhat sweary

28 November 2019 · 1 Comment

Reykjavik Noir Trilogy: Snare, Trap and Cage, by Lilja Sigarðardóttir – review

Easy to get sucked in. Difficult to escape

23 October 2019 · 2 Comments

Little Siberia, by Antti Tuomainen – book review

Psychological. Preposterous. Outstanding.

14 October 2019 · 1 Comment

All overboard – Conservative conference 2019

TRGonometry

30 September 2019 · Leave a comment