Book review: The Plot Against America – Philip Roth 2005

Having enthusiastically reviewed Roth’s breakthrough classic, I thought it would be interesting to try a novel from the other end of his career. The Plot Against America is an alternative history novel, that asks what would have happened if Charles Lindbergh had been the republican candidate for the US Presidency in 1940, and had beenContinue reading “Book review: The Plot Against America – Philip Roth 2005”

Book review: Rivers of London – Ben Aaronovitch

I had high hopes of ‘Rivers of London’. It was recommended to me by a couple of people whose judgment I trust. It was, broadly speaking, a fairly enjoyable read. But to be honest I was disappointed. it didn’t deliver on its initial promise. The plot was confusing, the central concept – the Magic PoliceContinue reading “Book review: Rivers of London – Ben Aaronovitch”