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Leaving berlin by Joseph Kanon

Joseph Kanon, Leaving Berlin review

There can be a lot of shallow reading when it comes to espionage thrillers, but in Leaving Berlin Joseph Kanon has built up...
Stephen King Revival hardback

Stephen King, Revival review

Stephen King stormed back into the hardback book charts with the release of his latest dark novel, Revival, in late 2014 and while it's...
Paula Hawkins Girl On The Train

The Girl On The Train, by Paula Hawkins review

If we had to boil our review of Paula Hawkins' debut novel, The Girl On The Train to a short and to the point...
The Miniaturist

The Miniaturist review – Jessie Burton falls short of debut novel class

With a lot of media attention and both the Specsaver and Waterstones Book Of The Year awards under its belt, we were hoping for...
The Narrow Road To The Deep North

Richard Flanagan, The Narrow Road To The Deep North review

At an award ceremony London’s Guildhall in October last year, Richard Flanagan was named as the 2014 Booker Prize winner for his stunning historical drama,...
J by Howard Jacobson

J by Howard Jacobson review

Howard Jacobson's J is about as difficult to like as it is to finish, but that doesn't necessarily mean that it isn't worthy of...
Meena Kandasamy, The Gypsy Goddess

Meena Kandasamy The Gypsy Goddess review

It's not often for us to read a new novel and not wish we could change one element or another, but in Meena Kandasamy's...
Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall

Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall review

Though we're a little late to the party in our review of Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall, we can't help but add our take on...

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