Review: The Holocaust: A New History – Laurence Rees

5 of 5 stars My version: Audiobook Non Fiction Viking 2017 StoryTel subscription Laurence Rees' masterpiece is revealing in three ways. First, it is based not only on the latest academic research, but also on 25 years of interviewing survivors and perpetrators, often at the sites of the events, many of whom have never had their words published …


Review: The Nazi Hunters. How A Team Of Spies And Survivors Captured The World’s Most Notorious Nazi – Neal Bascomb

One of many books the young people of today need to read

Review: Savage Continent by Keith Lowe

Just be glad you weren't there

Review: Hanns and Rudolf. The German Jew and the Hunt for the Commandant of Auschwitz

A gripping thriller, an unspeakable crime, an essential history - John le Carré

Review: The Northmen’s Fury. A History of the Viking World

Lord, save us...another Viking history.

Review: Catastrophe

The war to end all wars that started another

Review: Wulfsuna

Wulfsuna by E.S. Moxon My rating: 5 of 5 stars Lighting up a previously dark age in my personal historical knowledge, Wulfsuna is a convincing and compulsive tale that starts with a bang of betrayal, battle and blood - and builds from there. Wulfsuna, is the start of a series of books featuring the characters and begins …

Review: Viking America. The Norse Crossings and their Legacy

  Viking America The Norse Crossings and their Legacy by Robert Enterline My rating: 5 of 5 stars It’s only a short book, but that's because there isn’t very much information about the Norse exploration of North America. There are some mentions in the Icelandic Sagas and, of course, there is a Viking settlements (or …

Review: Elizabeth’s Sea Dogs

Elizabeth's Sea Dogs by Hugh Bicheno My rating: 4 of 5 stars I don't know about you, but I love reading non-fiction history books like this, as much as I like reading fiction books. Packed with interesting information, insight and juicy tidbits all the way through, it really is a pleasure to lose myself back …

9 October, it’s Leif Ericson Day

Celebrate the Vikings getting to the Americas 500 years before...that other bloke