My review of History of a Suicide by Jill Bialosky for The Indy on Sunday

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Here’s my review of History of a Suicide by Jill Bialosky for The Indy on Sunday. Very moving, in summary.

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My review of Helen FitzGerald’s The Exit for The Indy on Sunday

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Here’s my review of Helen FitzGerald’s The Exit for The Indy on Sunday. In summary, excellent.

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A load more Big Issue book reviews

Here are a load more Big Issue book reviews what I have done wrote.

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Here are reviews of Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Buried Giant, Robert Macfarlane’s Landmarks and David Vann’s Aquarium.

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Here are reviews of Kim Gordon’s Girl in a Band, Jill Bialosky’s History of a Suicide and Ghettoside by Jill Levoy.

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Here are reviews of Sarah Pinborough’s The Death House and Miranda July’s The First Bad Man.

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Here’s one, featuring The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson and The Laughing Monsters by Denis Johnson.

All illustrations by Dom McKenzie

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A lovely review in the Lancashire Evening Post

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It’s been out a while, so always nice when a new review pops up for THE DEAD BEAT. Here’s Pam Norfolk at the Lancashire Evening Post, declaring it ‘a mystery with its own special beat’. Lovely.

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Three more Big Issue book round-ups

Here are a few more of my Big Issue reviews:

 

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Here’s my review of new books by Chris Brookmyre and Evan Dolan, two cracking British crime novels.

 

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Here’s my review of Edith Pearlman latest story collection and Anna Smaill’s debut literary novel.

 

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And here’s my review of Whitman Illuminated: Song of Myself and graphic novel Grandville Noel by Bryan Talbot.

All illustrations by Dom McKenzie.

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My review of The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins in The Independent on Sunday

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OK, so this ran in the paper a while ago, but here’s my review of Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train in the Independent on Sunday. It’s a much talked-about book, but I found it solid rather than exceptional.

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Here’s the cover for THE JUMP!

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Here’s the front cover for my next novel, THE JUMP, which is published by Faber & Faber on August the 6th. I absolutely love it. Very classy. Unlike me.

And here’s the back cover, with all the blurb about the book:

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