Book Reviews


Book Reviews


You will also find on this site numerous book reviews on other writers' books. If you want to read any of the reviews simply click on the appropriate title.



"Diary of a School-Teacher" by F Vigdorova – Teaching Boys in Soviet Russia in the Early 1950s

"The Reckoning" by John Grisham

“A Legacy of Spies” by John Le Carré  

"The Activist" Theodore Boone, by John Grisham

"Past Tense" by Lee Child

"Dark Skies" by L J Ross

“Doctor Fischer of Geneva or The Bomb Party” by Graham Greene

"The Whistler" by John Grisham 

Rush of Blood by Mark Billingham 

True Stories of D-Day by Henry Brook

Op JB by Christopher Creighton

Absolute Friends by John le Carré

61 Hours by Lee Child

Worth Dying for by Lee Child

The Man in the High Castle by Philip K Dick

Seven Up by Janet Evanovich 

Alone in Berlin by Hans Fallada

The Confession by John Grisham

Theodore Boone by John Grisham

Waiting by Ha Jin

How to Start Your Own Secret Society by Nick Harding

The Diary of Jack the Ripper by Shirley Harrison

Water Lily by Susanna Jones

An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris

Lustrum by Robert Harris

On Writing by Stephen King

Grotesque by Natsuo Kirino

Sell More Books - Amazon Promotion and Marketing Strategies By Jim Liston

Dancer by Colum McCann

On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan

How Not to Write a Novel by Sandra Newman and Howard Mittelmark

Be Near Me by Andrew O'Hagan

Personality by Andrew O'Hagan

The Gamblers by John Pearson

Margrave of the Marshes by John Peel

Forgiving Hitler - The Kathy Diosy Story by Kel Richards

A Flight of Fancy! by Margaret Henderson Smith

The Secret Speech by Tom Rob Smith

Reunion by Fred Uhlman

Rabbit at Rest by John Updike

Marrying Buddha by Wei Hui

Stillwater by William F Weld

Prescription for Murder (Doctor Harold Shipman) by Brian Whittle and Jean Ritchie

Tokyo Tango by Rika Yokomori


And if you prefer some video reviews to the written word here is something especially for you - 10 book reviews in 3 minutes - the guy's on speed - that's speed as in "quicklyness" as opposed to speed as in ... well you know, or maybe he just had too much extra strong orange juice with his morning waffles - either way I found it mildly amusing.