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The Face in the Glass: The Gothic Tales of Mary Elizabeth Braddon – Book Review

The Face in the Glass: The Gothic Tales of Mary Elizabeth Braddon Book Review by David Schuster The sheer productivity o ...

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Normandy ’44: D-Day and the Battle for France by James Holland – Book Review

Normandy ’44: D-Day and the Battle for France by James Holland Book Review by Victoria Holdsworth If, like myself, ...

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Spring by Ali Smith – Book Review

Spring by Ali Smith Book Review by Barney Bardsley This is the third novel in Ali Smith’s seasonal quartet, written in ...

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The Weird Tales of William Hope Hodgson – Book Review

The Weird Tales of William Hope Hodgson Book Review by Sarah Morgan The names of some authors live forever, while others ...

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A Fabulous Creation: How the LP Saved Our Lives by David Hepworth – Book Review

A Fabulous Creation: How the LP Saved Our Lives by David Hepworth Book Review by James Robinson The last fifty pages of ...

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In Extremis: the Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin by Lindsey Hilsum

In Extremis: the Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin by Lindsey Hilsum Book Review by Barney Bardsley IN 2001, war co ...

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The Godfather (50th Anniversary Edition) by Mario Puzo – Book Review

The Godfather (50th Anniversary Edition) by Mario Puzo Book Review by Victoria Holdsworth “Italians have a little joke ...

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X, Y & Z by Dermot Turing – Book Review

X, Y & Z by Dermot Turing Book Review by Karl Hornsey Fortunately these days, much is known about the heroics carrie ...

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Cold Bones by David Mark – Book Review

Cold Bones by David Mark Book Review by Sarah Morgan It’s a bit nippy outside and the days are short– never has it b ...

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Long Shot Summer by Neil Robinson – Book Review

Long Shot Summer by Neil Robinson Book Review by Karl Hornsey With the England team continuing to suffer in the Caribbea ...