Book reviews, Historic, Literary fiction, Man Booker Prize

Review: Work Like Any Other

I was asked to review Work Like Any Other for the lovely Blackwell’s Newcastle book club, who reviewed all of the titles on this year’s Man Booker Prize longlist. *** Virginia Reeves’ debut novel Work Like Any Other is about intentions and consequences. Roscoe, an electrician, builds transformers on the farm he inherits from his father-in-law with… Read More Review: Work Like Any Other

Book reviews, Crime/mystery/noir, Historic, Literary fiction, Man Booker Prize

Review: His Bloody Project

This review of His Bloody Project was provided by Alix Bromwich of the Blackwell’s Newcastle book club, who reviewed all of the titles on this year’s Man Booker Prize longlist. *** Burnet vividly creates the wild and wildly beautiful landscape of the Scottish moorlands where madness and sanity are merely a line in the sand apart.… Read More Review: His Bloody Project