Review: The End: The Defiance and Destruction of Hitler’s Germany, 1944-1945

Phenomenally well researched account giving incredible insight into a long unanswered question.


Review: Tokyo Vice: An American Reporter on the Police Beat in Japan

Perfectly readable, with many interesting insights that will hold your attention.

Review: Hereward: The Devil’s Army

Great book. Read this, then go read 'The Devil's Army' - go on, do it now!

Review: The Exodus Quest

A book that isn't sure what it wants to be? I don't know.

Review: King’s Man

The best of Angus Donald's Robin Hood series so far? I think so!

Review: The Bleeding Land

Moving forward in time from Vikings to the English Civil War, Giles Kristian has come up with the goods again!

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Review: The Isis Covenant

The Isis Covenant by James Douglas My rating: 4 of 5 stars Despite occupying some of the same historical space as my last outing in this genre - The Charlemagne Pursuit - The Isis Covenant is a much more nuanced, well-written and therefore much more convincing and satisfying read. It reads like a proper book, …

Review: The Second World War

The Second World War by Antony Beevor My rating: 5 of 5 stars At the excellent talk given by Anthony Beevor I was lucky enough to attend this last summer here in Aarhus (Denmark) (just before the release of 'The Second World War', or 'Anden Verdens Krig', if you're Danish), one of the - extraordinarily …

Review: The Charlemagne Pursuit

The Charlemagne Pursuit by Steve Berry My rating: 1 of 5 stars Why? I suppose I keep thinking this will be the one. Maybe THIS will be the one. This isn't the one. This really isn't very good. It's not really even a good 'Steve Berry' (pretty sure I read somewhere that Steve Berry isn't …