Tag archive for ‘Review’
By admin On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
0 Comments

You Left Early review: Sobering tale of troubled talent

LOUISA YOUNG was 17 when she first laid eyes on Robert Lockhart and for her it was love at first sight. But that love was to be sorely tested over the decades as Robert succumbed to a devastating, near-fatal alcohol More...

By admin On Monday, August 6th, 2018
0 Comments

Book review: Laughter and tears as flying ace picks up the post-war pieces

The latest novel from Louis de Bernières, author of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, is in effect a sequel to 2015’s The Dust That Falls From Dreams, with the same cast of both attractive and maddening characters. Daily More...

By admin On Saturday, August 4th, 2018
0 Comments

Book review: Are You Smarter Than a Chimpanzee?

A few days ago, I came across an intriguing piece of research on sea lion behaviour. The animal was given the choice between two plates of food, one with five fish, the other only two fish. Daily Express :: Books More...

By admin On Saturday, July 21st, 2018
0 Comments

World War II At Sea review

It’s an oft-told tale. It was in all the papers and is still a regular in the cinema. You would, therefore, have thought that there was nothing new to say about the Second World War. You’d be wrong. Daily Express More...

By admin On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
0 Comments

Human Errors book review: Rising above our weaknesses

WHETHER we believe in intelligent design or put our trust in evolution, there is one thing we all more or less agree on: the human being is a pretty nifty creation. We have colonised every part of the planet, we More...

By admin On Monday, June 11th, 2018
0 Comments

Cross Her Heart book review: Haunted by secrets of the past

AFTER running away from her abusive, alcoholic ex-partner, Lisa has created a quiet and secure existence for her and her teenage daughter Ava. She works at a recruitment agency, takes Ava to swimming practice and More...

By admin On Thursday, June 7th, 2018
0 Comments

How Britain Really Works review: Troubled state of the nation

AT SOME point, probably while reading the papers over breakfast, Stig Abell must have slapped a hand to his forehead and groaned: “How did it come to this?” Faced with the latest government shambles, we’ve More...

By admin On Saturday, June 2nd, 2018
0 Comments

The Outsider review: Dark depths of the chiller King

WHEN Detective Ralph Anderson sets out to arrest Terry Maitland, he is 100 per cent sure that he has the right man. He is so convinced – and so incensed by what he believes Terry has done – that he decides More...

By admin On Friday, June 1st, 2018
0 Comments

Our Kind of Cruelty review: Tearing at the heart of an unconventional love

READERS weary of domestic noir should pick up Our Kind Of Cruelty, a splendidly written novel that gives the genre a shot in the arm with a twist on the usual plotline. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
0 Comments

James Bond: Forever and a Day REVIEW – Anthony Horowitz’s official Casino Royale prequel

JAMES BOND returns in Anthony Horowitz’s official prequel to Ian Fleming’s Casino Royale, Forever And A Day. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...