Tag archive for ‘Review’
By admin On Monday, October 16th, 2017

Hear Me Out – All My Music review: Funny man on song in classical adventure

AS CREATOR of Alan Partridge and The Thick Of It, Armando Iannucci is undoubtedly a very funny man and in his new book he channels his rapier wit and offbeat perspective into a celebration of classical music. Daily More...

By admin On Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Egg and Soldiers – A childhood memoir review: A generous helping of pompous humour

LISTENERS to Radio 4’s The News Quiz will know Miles Jupp, who chairs the programme, as one of the funniest and wittiest men around. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

The Mitford Murders review: A gentle, old-fashioned novel

in1920, Florence Nightingale Shore, a British Army nurse and goddaughter of Florence Nightingale, was found murdered on a train travelling between Victoria and St Leonards. The main suspect was a mysterious passenger More...

By admin On Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Adventures of a young naturalist review: David Attenborough has an easy style

WHETHER slowly chasing a sloth up a tree in Guyana, talking pidgin to an Amerindian guide called King George, pleading with officials in Indonesia for permission to find a Komodo dragon or being bemused by the More...

By admin On Friday, September 15th, 2017

Cold Feet review: One for diehard fans only, the rest should stick to the box set

COLD Feet, the world’s warmest and cosiest TV show, burst back on to our screens last week like a gigantic fleecelined cuddle. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Friday, September 8th, 2017

The Break by Marian Keyes review: A light-hearted read with a cast of lovable characters

WHEN Amy’s husband Hugh announces that he wants a break from their relationship, she is gobsmacked. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

I Am, I Am, I Am – book review: An extraordinary memoir by Maggie O’Farrell

IN THE opening chapter of this extraordinary memoir, Maggie O’Farrell is walking alone on a remote path when she realises she has been pursued by a man who is now “blocking my way, waiting for me”. Daily More...

By admin On Monday, August 28th, 2017

Johnny Lang Signs review: Superbly written and constructed

HERE are Martin Townsend’s top albums of the week Daily Express :: Music Feed  More...

By admin On Sunday, August 27th, 2017

The Word Is Murder review: Anthony Horowitz pens a thrilling murder mystery

DIANA Cowper tempts fate when she visits a funeral parlour in London to arrange her own funeral, even though she’s a healthy widow in her 60s with no worrying health issues. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Joining The Dots review: A lyrical and perceptive book

HISTORIAN Juliet Gardiner ran away from home aged 16 on January 1, 1960, the first day of a transformative decade. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...