Gallows Thief is historic crime novel set in Regency London. The main character is the jauntily named Rider Sandman, a veteran of the Battle of Waterloo, who is looking into the guilt or innocence of a young painter imprisoned for the murder of the Countess of Avebury.
So I got there in the end! Another trip away with work, another Sharpe book – this one sadly the
Bernard Cornwell – Sharpe’s Waterloo It’s been a long-standing habit of mine to read at least one Bernard Cornwell book
A couple of recent trips to Norway have afforded me the opportunity to pick up a couple of my Sharpe
The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova is a long-winded tale about some historians poring over old manuscripts and letters to find
One of my favourite science fiction books, Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, was published in 1932. In June of that
Anyone who’s followed this blog for a while will know that I like to read at least one Bernard Cornwell