Macintyre has done a tremendous job researching what happened and retelling it like a thriller, with romance, war, social history and a mystery all thrown in for good measure. Wonderful stuff. Continue reading A Foreign Field by Ben Macintyre: is all fair in love and war?
It sounds like the perfect murder mystery novel but everything in here really happened. Continue reading Murder By The Book: a juicy slice of Victorian crime with a literary twist
Not an easy book to read, but essential. Continue reading Hiroshima: horrific and harrowing testimonies
I loved the movie when I watched it a few years ago, but I think I love this book even more. Continue reading An Education by Lynn Barber