Tag archive for ‘Review’
By admin On Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Circe by Madeline Miller review: A captivating turn on a seldom told myth

MADELINE Miller’s second novel will entertain and enchant even if you don’t know the first thing about Greek mythology. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Sunday, May 6th, 2018

The Language of Kindness: A Nurse’s Story review – A rallying call for compassion

WHEN Christie Watson was a child, she wanted to be a marine biologist, imagining endless days swimming with dolphins in a sun-kissed location. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Saturday, May 5th, 2018

Fiction Picks: Review of Whistle In The Dark, Property and The Librarian

Lana Maddox goes missing for four days during a painting holiday in the Peak district intended to bring Lana and her mother Jen closer together. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

A Spy Named Orphan: The Enigma Of Donald Maclean book review

THE author of A Spy Named Orphan is a grandson of Sir Roger Makins, the senior diplomat who was the last man from the Foreign Office to see Donald Maclean, one of the now notorious Cambridge Five, before he fled More...

By admin On Sunday, April 29th, 2018

A Trick to Time review: Kit De Waal tells a melancholy but beautiful story

WHEN a novel begins in a seaside town out of season, you know the scene is set for a pretty cheerless tale. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Friday, April 27th, 2018

Ormer in The Flemings Hotel review: Understated new addition to Mayfair dining

I AM always looking for new restaurants, with good food, and where the tables are far enough apart not to be able to overhear your neighbour’s conversation, and the noise level is not deafening. Daily Express More...

By admin On Friday, April 27th, 2018

The Feather Thief book review: A captivating account of the natural history crime

KIRK WALLACE JOHNSON is an American veteran of the Iraq war whose career has taken an unexpected turn with The Feather Thief, his account of the “natural history crime of the century”. Daily Express :: Books More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

The Other Naughty Piglet review: A lovely little place for lunch

LAST weekend I visited, for the second time, a restaurant called ‘The Other Naughty Piglet’ which is based in a small theatre in Palace Street, Victoria. Daily Express :: Food Feed  More...

By admin On Sunday, April 15th, 2018

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

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...