Tag archive for ‘Review’
By admin On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Bletchley Park Brainteasers review: A bit puzzling

LAST Christmas, Penguin published The GCHQ Puzzle Book, a collection of fiendish puzzles devised by Britain’s code-breakers to tease and infuriate their colleagues. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Saturday, November 11th, 2017
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How to Build a Universe & Ask An Astronaut review: Rocket science free of gravity

IN A pleasing coincidence, two books have appeared in time for Christmas for anyone whose interests stretch beyond the confines of planet Earth. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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La Belle Sauvage review: An enticing opener to what promises to be a stand-out trilogy

PHILIP PULLMAN’S eagerly anticipated new book, the first of the Book Of Dust trilogy, is neither a prequel nor sequel but an “equel” to stand beside the bestselling His Dark Materials trilogy. Daily More...

By admin On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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The World Cup of Everything review: Osman creates a world apart from Pointless fun

THE main point behind the success of the TV quiz show Pointless is that it isn’t pointless. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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New CD releases review: Lee Ann Womack, Gregory Porter and more

A SUPERB country singer from Jacksonville, Texas, Lee Ann Womack oozes class and soulfulness here: on He Called Me Baby, originally a hit for Candi Staton, her voice soars and swoops like Aretha Franklin. Daily More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Harry Styles at the Hammersmith Apollo review: Ex-One Direction star shines in gold

SINCE he popped up on The X Factor, Harry Styles has been my favourite member of One Direction, so obviously his concert at the Hammersmith Apollo was a dream come true. Daily Express :: Music Feed  More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Metallica at the MEN Arena review: Metal giants Don’t Look Back in (St) Anger

THE mosh pit turned into a sea of swaying arms as American thrash metal giants turned to a classic slice of Britpop for their own unique tribute to the Manchester Arena terror attack victims. Daily Express :: Music More...

By admin On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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Eight Ghosts review: These unsettling stories will send shivers down your spine

WHAT a simple but ingenious idea. Take eight contemporary novelists and allow them after-hours access to the English Heritage location of their choice as inspiration for a chilling ghost story published just in More...

By admin On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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Tears For Fears gig REVIEW: Pop world’s cool rulers

TEARS for Fears’ Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith make euphoric music: there really is no other word for it. Daily Express :: Music Feed  More...

By admin On Saturday, October 28th, 2017
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The Unexpected Truth About Animals review: A splendid read about misunderstood creatures

I have long admired Lucy Cooke for her extraordinary achievement of making the world love the finest of all creatures, the sloth. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...