The Ha-Ha; a brilliant and important social comedy

Is there no end to Tom Shakespeare’s talents? Tom is a world renowned sociologist, ethicist and disability activist – the latter being the main reason why I know of him. And now with the release…

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Point Zero; a Japanese crime classic

Published in English for the first time 65 years after its initial publication, Japanese crime thriller Point Zero really fascinated me. Tense and compelling, it slowly but surely lured me in. Initially it took me…

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The Rule of Three; creepy, compelling horror

So unless you enjoy being scared the bejesus out of, I would suggest you don’t follow my example of reading The Rule of Three at midnight when you are alone in bed! Yes that was…

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A Woman Made of Snow; a powerful, haunting mystery

Wow! Elisabeth Gifford is fast becoming one of my favourite authors, especially as she has such a beautiful and unique haunting writing style that completely captures my heart. Released on 7th October 2021, A Woman…

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The Beloved Girls; beautifully haunting

I am struggling to describe The Beloved Girls in just a few words. It is an epic of a story – all consuming, bewitching, atmospheric, menacing. I could go on and on; but essentially The…

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