The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher

Gosh this was a strange sort of read. Not only because of Carrie Fisher’s all-too-recent passing, but because of the blend of past and present, and somewhat vague interlinking theme. The memoir is largely structured around nineteen-year-old Fisher’s brief affair with Harrison Ford – at the time in his thirties and married with two children. […]

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2016 in review

Oh my goodness, where has the year gone? As 31 December 2015 rolled into 1 January 2016, I made my only serious resolution: to maintain a book review blog for an entire year. I love being able to read back on my old reviews and opinions, but have never been good at keeping up with […]

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Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz

Alas, Moriarty was nowhere near as good as its predecessor, The House of Silk. While the first book resounded with the ring of Holmesian authenticity, from Watson’s narration to the fiendishly clever plot, Moriarty fails to deliver an authentic Conan Doyle experience. It’s clearly not the case that Horowitz can’t pen a Sherlock story, as […]

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