Tag archive for ‘Review’
By admin On Sunday, April 15th, 2018
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Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life review: Writing the childhood wrongs

ROSE TREMAIN is the award-winning author of celebrated novels including Restoration, Music And Silence and The Gustav Sonata. But in her first work of non-fiction she reflects upon her sad, lonely childhood at More...

By admin On Saturday, April 14th, 2018
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From A Low and Quiet Sea review: Donal Ryan’s latest novel is empathetic and angry

THE fourth novel from Donal Ryan, the award-winning author of The Spinning Heart and The Thing About December, explores heartache and loss in two starkly different settings: war-torn Syria and small-town Ireland. Daily More...

By admin On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Never Greener review: Debut from Gavin and Stacey’s Ruth Jones is a raunchy bonkbuster

IT is 1985 and Kate Andrews is a 22-year-old aspiring actress, doing shifts in an Edinburgh pub to stay afloat financially. There she meets married teacher Callum MacGregor, 17 years her senior. Daily Express :: More...

By admin On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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REVIEW: Love, Sex & Other Foreign Policy Goals by Jesse Armstrong

JESSE ARMSTRONG is the co-creator of Peep Show, the scabrous, brilliant TV sitcom that made glorious comedy out of the childishness of the average young male. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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Kit De Waal’s The Trick to Time review: A sprawling narrative covering difficult subjects

MONA will soon turn 60. She lives alone by the sea and runs a shop selling beautiful handcrafted dolls. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Monday, April 2nd, 2018
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One Cornish Summer book review: Full of wisdom, warmth and compassion

HEBE and her niece Lucy are both seeking refuge in Cornwall. Hebe’s health is deteriorating and Cornwall is the one place where she feels safe. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Sunday, April 1st, 2018
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Hetty’s Farmhouse Bakery review: fabulous characters with a sense of community

CATHY BRAMLEY excels in creating relatable, realistic and lovable characters. Hetty’s Farmhouse Bakery tells the tale of Hetty and her husband Dan who have been together since they were teenagers. Daily Express More...

By admin On Saturday, March 31st, 2018
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Unmasked: A Memoir book review: Memoir offers a glimpse into the man and the music

WHEN you are old, you fill blank days by doing pointless things such as writing biographies, writes Andrew Lloyd Webber early in his memoir. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Friday, March 30th, 2018
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Unmasked: A Memoir book review: Memoir offers a glimpse into the man and the music

WHEN you are old, you fill blank days by doing pointless things such as writing biographies, writes Andrew Lloyd Webber early in his memoir. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Monday, March 26th, 2018
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The Murder Gang review: A look at Fleet Street’s crime writers’ finest characters

NEIL ROOT is an established true crime historian with excellent books about how the tabloid press turned three evil serial killers into celebrities and the disappearance of chef Claudia Lawrence under his belt. Daily More...