Friday, 16 September 2022

All the Broken Places by John Boyne: review

 I've reviewed John Boyne's latest novel, All the Broken Places, for The Guardian. It's a sequel (of sorts) to The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas. Read it here.

Thursday, 1 September 2022

The Bad Angel Brothers by Paul Theroux: review Spectator World

I've reviewed Paul Theroux's latest novel, THE BAD ANGEL BROTHERS, for The Spectator World. You can read it here.

Friday, 15 July 2022

Wednesday, 6 July 2022

Spanish edition of How to Teach Classics to Your Dog

 It's always a thrill to see a foreign edition of a book, and the translator, Pablo Hermida Lazcano, has kindly alerted me to the Spanish cover of How to Teach Classics to Your Dog. It will be published by Ediciones Paidos.

Friday, 1 July 2022

Children's Round up for July issue, Literary Review

 I've reviewed five children's books for Literary Review's July issue.

Wished by Lissa Evans
Small! by Hannah Moffat

Hedgewitch by Skye McKenna

Escape to the River Sea by Emma Carroll

The Imagination Chamber by Philip Pullman.

Wednesday, 1 June 2022

The Young Accomplice by Benjamin Wood: review


I've reviewed Benjamin Wood's new novel, THE YOUNG ACCOMPLICE, for The Financial Times. Read it here.

Monday, 30 May 2022

The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy: Rereading

 I was delighted to do a Re-reading column for The Times, about The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy. You can read it here.