Foxglove Summer is the fifth book in the Rivers of London series and follows on from Broken Homes, Whispers Under Ground, Moon Over Soho and the original Rivers of London.
Sea Lord is the second of Cornwell’s contemporary nautical thrillers, first published in the UK in 1989…
Later is that rare thing – a short Stephen King novel. Clocking in at under 250 pages it’s all killer and no filler…
My thoughts on Cornwell’s first nautically-themed contemporary thriller. Here there be minor spoilers!
Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami was first published in two volumes – The Idea Made Visible and The Shifting Metaphor and is something of a homage to The Great Gatsby.
Antony Beevor – Crete: The Battle and The Resistance / Neil Gaiman – The Sandman: Overture / Charles Bukowski – Ham on Rye / Bernard Cornwell – Fools and Mortals
A messy roundup for the tail-end of 2020 including some movies, comedy TV, books and a thumb-killing game.
Redcoat is set in the year 1777 in war-torn Philadelphia. It’s a bit like a Sharpe book but with less battles and more intrigue and romance. Spoilers ahoy!
My four favourites from the books I have read this year.
This 720-page long novel is the first time the legendary horror writer has written a book with his son Owen…