Agent Zigzag

Agent Zigzag

The last book I read in 2012 was Agent Zigzag by Ben Macintyre. I bought it on a whim having seen it advertised in the…

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The Colonel of Tamarkan

The Colonel of Tamarkan

Back in 2008 I went to Thailand and after doing the usual lovely bits of the backpackers trail my friend Jane and I spent a…

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Reading the holocaust

Reading the holocaust

The death of Gitta¬†Sereny a couple of weeks ago, and recently finishing watching the World at War on DVD, both reminded me of reading a…

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Trilogies, Quartets and Quintets

Trilogies, Quartets and Quintets

There is nothing as enticing as getting stuck into a weighty trilogy, quartet or quintet that you know means immersion in a parallel world¬†for at…

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