The Amber Road by Harry Sidebottom My rating: 2 of 5 stars I was hoping for a bit more action this time out. I kind of got it. This time though, we’re fighting a desperate rear-guard action while the pagan hordes are rampaging through Harry Sidebottom’s Roman history books for the year 264. Northern section. … Continue reading Review: The Amber Road
The Wolves of the North by Harry Sidebottom My rating: 3 of 5 stars A strange one. Not entirely an unpleasant experience, but nothing more than that. Though, as I remember the first three in the Warrior of Rome series as being pretty good, it is a bit of a let down. The cover claims … Continue reading Review: The Wolves of the North
Set your face to stun.
Now you know why we took the car over. We drove from Denmark to Wales, via Germany, Holland, Belgium and an overnight in Calais France. Then on to the north of England, the south and back, via an overnight in Dunkerque. Book-buying wasn't the only reason of course, but it did make it a lot … Continue reading Books brought back from UK trip
My fabulous five of the year so far
Good, better than most, but not great. The next one will be though. And maybe less Latin.
Where my pocket money's gone this month
The forgotten east
Another fine Mesopotamia
Superior fiction, with depth, authenticity and a sense of place - TLS