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My review of Amy Liptrot’s The Outrun in Indy on Sunday

I absolutely loved this book. A great mix of nature writing and memoir, a first book from an amazing writer. Check it out. Here’s my review in the Indy on Sunday. Advertisements

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My Review of Two Books By David Gates

I’ve long been an admirer of American author David Gates, so I was delighted to be able to review two books by him in The Independent on Sunday at the weekend. Serpent’s Tail have reissued Jernigan in their classics list, … Continue reading

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My review of Lucky Alan by Jonathan Lethem

I reviewed Jonathan Lethem’s new story collection, Lucky Alan, for the Independent on Sunday. In summary, I didn’t like it.

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My Review of Without the Moon by Cathi Unsworth in Independent on Sunday

Here‘s my review in the Independent on Sunday of the rather excellent new novel by Cathi Unsworth, a period noir set in wartime London.

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My review of The Architect’s Apprentice by Elif Shafak in The Independent on Sunday

And here’s my review of The Architect’s Apprentice by Elif Shafak. Full of life, so it is. And elephants.

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My review of Michel Faber’s The Book of Strange New Things in the Independent on Sunday

And here’s my review of Michel Faber’s The Book of Strange New Things in The Independent on Sunday. Pretty captivating, but not without its flaws, I thought.

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Ten Book Reviews I’ve Written Recently

Been very slack in putting my book reviews up, so here is a round-up of stuff that has appeared in print in the last couple of months: Perfidia by James Ellroy in the Independent on Sunday. Evil Eye by Joyce … Continue reading

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