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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. Advertisements

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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 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 Liam McIlvanney’s Where the Dead Men Go in the Independent on Sunday

Aye so, I was delighted to get to review Liam McIlvanney’s excellent Where the Dead Men Go (Faber) in the Independent on Sunday. A really fantastic, 21st century Scottish crime novel. Gutted I only got to write 200 words, I … Continue reading

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My review of A Beautiful Truth by Colin McAdam for Independent on Sunday

Here’s my review for the Independent on Sunday of A Beautiful Truth (Granta) by Colin McAdam. It’s a novel about chimps. I really liked some of it, but really didn’t like some of it. That’s the way it goes sometimes, … Continue reading

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