The Age of Decadence review: Life beyond the hope and glory

But he has really excelled himself with this epic study of Britain in the years before the First World War. Majestic in its scope, meticulous in its scholarship, compelling in its thesis and stylish in its prose, his heavyweight book challenges the familiar historical tale of confidence and swagger and presents the age in a more complex, sombre More...

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By admin On Saturday, October 14th, 2017
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A Spot Of Folly: Ten And A Quarter New Tales Of Homicide and Mayhem assessment

Her hundreds of thousands of admirers will need to have thought they might by no means once more learn a brand new Ruth Rendell e-book however A Spot Of Folly, a set of “ten and 1 / 4” new quick tales, will More...

By admin On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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The Fall of the House of FIFA, book review

You’ll probably recollect the beaming smile of Sepp Blatter as he revealed Russia were hosting 2018 — and then the awkward realisation that life was going to get a whole lot harder when Qatar popped More...

By admin On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Hear Me Out – All My Music review: Funny man on song in classical adventure

Hear Me Out collects columns Iannucci has written for Gramophone, alongside a handful of other publications, with speeches and transcripts of radio programmes. As the readers of Gramophone magazine have long More...

By admin On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Miranda Hart: My six best books – Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day and more

She also toured in My, What I Call, Live Show.  Her first children’s book, The Girl With The Lost Smile (Hodder, £12.99), is out now.  SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS by Arthur Ransome Vintage, £7.99 The book I More...

By admin On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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Fifty Shades Darker: Model NEW e book introduced filled with 'surprises' – When is it out?

How a lot darker can all of it get? The British blockbuster and bonkbuster novelist has revealed that the brand new installment within the S&M saga will take issues even additional. The brand new e book, More...

By admin On Monday, October 9th, 2017
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The E book Of Forgotten Authors overview: Fascinating and astonishing tales

The E book Of Forgotten Authors is a group of essays on 99 writers who’ve fallen out of style. As most bookworms know, it’s not true that good books endure whereas dangerous ones are forgotten. Many More...

By admin On Sunday, October 8th, 2017
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The Diary of Bookseller assessment: A should learn with amusing eccentricities

Most unbiased booksellers are, in my expertise, and it’s not laborious to see why. They enter the occupation as a result of they love books. And there they’re, surrounded by hundreds of the issues day More...

By admin On Sunday, October 8th, 2017
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New wildlife book reviews: The Secret Life Of Cows, Mozart’s Starling and more

The Secret Life Of Cows  by Rosamund Young (Faber & Faber, £9.99) Farmer Rosamund Young’s approach is to treat animals as respected individuals while ensuring they live the best life possible. In this More...

By admin On Friday, October 6th, 2017
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The Little Big Things by Henry Fraser review: Never give up no matter what's thrown at you

Henry dived into the Atlantic ocean and his head hit what was probably a sandbank on the seabed, crushing his spinal cord and leaving him paralysed from the shoulders down. From that moment on, he was forced More...

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