Category Archives: London

THE SUNDAY REVIEW | LOVE, NINA: DESPATCHES FROM FAMILY LIFE – NINA STIBBE

  After having this on my shelf since shortly after its release, I finally picked it up because I found out it had been adapted to a mini-series starring Helena Bonham Carter. As most of us do, I prefer to read the book before watching the adaptation, so I figured I might as well get around to giving it a… Read more »

THE SUNDAY REVIEW | 84, CHARING CROSS ROAD & THE DUCHESS OF BLOOMSBURY STREET – HELENE HANFF

“If you happen to pass by 84 Charing Cross Road, kiss it for me! I owe it so much. In 1949 Helene Hanff, ‘a poor writer with an antiquarian taste in books,’ wrote to Marks & Co. Booksellers of 84 Charing Cross Rd, in search of rare editions she was unable to find in New York. Her books were dispatched… Read more »

AGENT 21: CODEBREAKER – Chris Ryan

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Secret agent Zac Darke is back for his third mission – and the stakes have never been higher. An unknown bomber is conducting a terror campaign in London. After an explosion on the tube leaves someone dead, Zac and his team are brought in to try and work out how this terror cell operates – but clues are scarce and… Read more »