If you buy all these, you'll be as poor as me. But happy. Though that generally doesn't wash with the bank man. Trust me, I've tried it.
An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris My rating: 5 of 5 stars Even before the book proper has begun, Robert Harris states that his subject, The Dreyfus Affair, was “perhaps the greatest political scandal and miscarriage of justice in history.” Not just the 19th and 20th Century, not just in France, French history, in all history. That’s … Continue reading Review: An Officer and A Spy
Fatherland by Robert Harris My rating: 5 of 5 stars Fatherland was, it seems, first published 1992. The paperback I have, came out in 1993. How I have managed to avoid this one for so long? As The Who once said; 'I can't explain.' It is a really compulsive thriller, a detective story - but … Continue reading Review: Fatherland
"A extraordinary evocation of Nazi Germany on the eve of war", says CJ Sansom author of 'Winter in Madrid'. He's not wrong.