Monthly Archives: February 2013

Rich heritage

I always feel slightly privileged to read a book written by Paul Torday. His characterisation is second to none and he manages to elevate the seemingly prosaic to the dizzy heights of completely profound. In this book we meet Ed … Continue reading

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The waiting is over

This book is highly redolent of a Robert Goddard, at least the works of Mr Goddard in his early period when he still had the element of surprise. The main character; Lysander Rief is a man whose life largely happens … Continue reading

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Welcome to the future

The funny thing is…. I really ought not to have read this book almost straight back to back with “them” (see above). This contains a different set of themes but overall the style is the same. The author promises much … Continue reading

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Multi threaded

SPOILER ALERT I liked this. There are several layers to this book and there is plenty to digest. It is, on the surface, a crime thriller, but this does not do it justice. There is a whole layer of stories … Continue reading

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