Tag archive for ‘Review’
By admin On Monday, February 19th, 2018

London Rules book review: One of Mick Herron’s best books

Slough House is the name given to that dilapidated building where you find the secret service employees who haven’t cut the mustard. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Monday, February 12th, 2018

Stalin Waiting For Hitler 1928-1941 review: Stalin needs allies and forms pact with Hitler

THE second volume of Stephen Kotkin’s magisterial biography of Stalin fully lives up to its predecessor. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Thursday, February 8th, 2018

La Colombe d’Or review: This famous South of France restaurant doesn’t disappoint

FOR anybody who is interested in the South of France, one of the most famous restaurants is La Colombe d’Or. It is situated in the beautiful hill town of Saint Paul de Vence, which is one of the classic walled More...

By admin On Monday, February 5th, 2018

The Only Story review: Julian Barnes remains in top writing form

JULIAN Barnes’ 13th novel is a story as much about the process of storytelling – the details we include, how we frame a story and what we remember – as it is about a passionate love affair. Daily Express More...

By admin On Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

In Shock: How nearly dying made me a better intensive care doctor review

“Despite being surrounded by every form and severity of disease, I had yet to learn what it meant to be sick,” she says in the introduction to In Shock. Part memoir, part polemic, this is the story More...

By admin On Saturday, January 27th, 2018

Becoming Hitler review: A socially inept Austrian soldier becomes a charismatic leader

There have been hundreds of books already written about Adolf Hitler so surely there is nothing more to say. That might be your view but you would be wrong. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Friday, January 26th, 2018

White Chrysanthemum review: The horrors of being a comfort woman for the Japanese

ON Jeju Island, Korea, in 1943, 16-year-old Hana is terrified when she sees a Japanese soldier coming over the horizon towards her young sister Emi who is playing on the beach. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Thursday, January 25th, 2018

The Mermaid And Mrs Hancock book review

FROM the first page of this dazzling debut novel, you are pitched into a sumptuously detailed adventure set in the bustle and swagger of 18th-century London. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Fire And Fury Inside The Trump White House review: An inside look at the 45th President

THERE are two ways to write a biography. Either get the approval of the subject and then interview them and their associates at length to form a well-rounded view of their personality, motivations and achievements. Daily More...

By admin On Saturday, January 13th, 2018

Lifestyle books review: Top tips to give you a clean bill of health

Boost both your mind and body this year with Laura Milne’s pick of the latest lifestyle books. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...