Tag archive for ‘Review’
By admin On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

The Fall of the House of FIFA, book review

CAN you remember where you were when you heard the final vote for the host nations of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups? Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Monday, October 16th, 2017

The Age of Decadence review: Life beyond the hope and glory

THE journalist and author Simon Heffer enjoys a deserved reputation as a fine historian. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Sunday, October 15th, 2017

A Spot Of Folly: Ten And A Quarter New Tales Of Murder and Mayhem review

IT IS two years since the death of Ruth Rendell, author of more than 60 bestselling novels including the celebrated Inspector Wexford series Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Hear Me Out – All My Music review: Funny man on song in classical adventure

AS CREATOR of Alan Partridge and The Thick Of It, Armando Iannucci is undoubtedly a very funny man and in his new book he channels his rapier wit and offbeat perspective into a celebration of classical music. Daily More...

By admin On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

The Book Of Forgotten Authors review: Fascinating and astonishing stories

CHRISTOPHER Fowler’s latest book is not so much a “who’s who” of literature as a “who’s that?”. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Monday, October 9th, 2017

The Diary of Bookseller review: A must read with amusing eccentricities

SHAUN Bythell runs a second-hand bookshop in Wigtown in the southwest of Scotland and I’m not surprised that he admits to being a bit of a curmudgeon. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Saturday, October 7th, 2017

The Little Big Things by Henry Fraser review: Never give up no matter what’s thrown at you

UNTIL the age of 17, Henry Fraser led a charmed life. Handsome, intelligent and sporty with a bright future ahead of him, the rugby-mad teenager was on holiday in Portugal with his friends and celebrating the end More...

By admin On Friday, October 6th, 2017

Egg and Soldiers – A childhood memoir review: A generous helping of pompous humour

LISTENERS to Radio 4’s The News Quiz will know Miles Jupp, who chairs the programme, as one of the funniest and wittiest men around. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Friday, September 29th, 2017

The Break review: Races along with Marian Keyes’ trademark energy

FORTY-four-year-old Amy is stunned when her husband Hugh announces he’s taking a six-month break from their marriage and going backpacking in Southeast Asia. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

How Hard Can It Be? review: Tussles with many issues facing women today

IN Allison Pearson’s new novel, set seven years after the bestselling I Don’t Know How She Does It, heroine Kate Reddy is no longer a high-flying fund manager but jobless and struggling to keep her marriage More...