Mike Bartlett’s 2010 take on the post-war generation doesn’t lack for witty one-liners and punchlines but fails to give any nuance to a well-trodden topic.
Harriet Cunningham urges people to read this ‘intensely personal and honest' novel, 'rich with both historical accuracy and narrative subtlety.’
Freya Neason writes that the third book she read from the longlist of the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction offers a ‘vivid picture of gloomy post-war Britain' and a 'sensitive and enlightening account of the past horrors of tuberculosis.’
Eloïse Carey responds to a lecture hosted by two of the world’s leading experts on terrorism – Professor Richardson, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford and Professor English, fellow in the George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace,...
A work of art.
Bill Potts is a working-class chip-server. Her lack of presumptions combined with instinctual smartness and humour were a welcome change from Clara Oswald’s somewhat smug, if spirited, cleverness.
‘The writing style was not to my taste’: Freya Neason tells us why the second book she chose from the longlist of the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction was ‘not what had hoped.’