Tag archive for ‘Review’
By admin On Monday, October 30th, 2017

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

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

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...

By admin On Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Black Teeth review: A collection of unlikeable Aussies who have taken the wrong path

COMPUTER geek Jason Ginaff spends most of his time sitting in his Melbourne flat and researching the online history of prospective employees for big companies. He unearths images that the candidates thought they More...

By admin On Thursday, October 19th, 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 Tuesday, October 17th, 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 Saturday, October 7th, 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 Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

The Mitford Murders review: A gentle, old-fashioned novel

in1920, Florence Nightingale Shore, a British Army nurse and goddaughter of Florence Nightingale, was found murdered on a train travelling between Victoria and St Leonards. The main suspect was a mysterious passenger More...

By admin On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Adventures of a young naturalist review: David Attenborough has an easy style

WHETHER slowly chasing a sloth up a tree in Guyana, talking pidgin to an Amerindian guide called King George, pleading with officials in Indonesia for permission to find a Komodo dragon or being bemused by the More...

By admin On Friday, September 15th, 2017

Cold Feet review: One for diehard fans only, the rest should stick to the box set

COLD Feet, the world’s warmest and cosiest TV show, burst back on to our screens last week like a gigantic fleecelined cuddle. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...