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My review of In Search of Solace by Emily Mackie in The Independent on Sunday

Aye so, here’s my review of Emily Mackie’s In Search of Solace, that ran in the Indy on Sunday the other weekend. Don’t really like writing negative reviews, so I tried to find the positive, but if I’m honest I didn’t … Continue reading

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My review of Herman Koch’s Summer House With Swimming Pool in the Independent on Sunday

And another review, this time in the Independent on Sunday, of the very interesting Summer House with Swimming Pool (Atlantic) by Dutch writer Herman Koch. Uncomfortable reading, sometimes meandering, but intriguing nonetheless.

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My review of Anneliese Mackintosh’s Any Other Mouth in the Independent on Sunday

Another day, another brilliant book. Here’s my review of Any Other Mouth (Freight) by Anneliese Mackintosh, which ran in the Independent on Sunday at the weekend there. A terrific debut collection of stories, it’s easily one of my books of … Continue reading

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My review of Megan Abbott’s The Fever in The Independent on Sunday

  So here’s my review of Megan Abbott’s The Fever, which ran in yesterday’s Independent on Sunday. It’s the best novel I’ve read this year. Clickety-click to find out more.

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My review of The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins by Irvine Welsh

I reviewed this in the Independent on Sunday. It is a terrific book. It’s a slightly misleading title, however. Read my review here.

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My review of Laura Lippman’s After I’m Gone

Another cracker from Laura Lippman. Here’s my review of After I’m Gone (Faber) in the Independent on Sunday. A gently subversive and astutely observed novel.

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My review of Seth MacFarlane’s novel in The Independent on Sunday

  Aye so, I recently reviewed A Million Ways to Die in the West (Canongate), the debut novel by Seth MacFarlane, he of Family Guy and Ted fame. The review was in The Independent on Sunday. The book was funny … Continue reading

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