The Man Who Died Twice – Richard Osman

'I was talking to a woman in Ruskin Court and she said she's on a diet,' says Joyce, finishing her glass of wine. 'She's eighty-two!' Phew – I can confirm that this is just as marvellous as the first one – in fact, I think it’s even better. The Thursday Murder Club are back, and … Continue reading The Man Who Died Twice – Richard Osman

The Women of Troy – Pat Barker

The sequel to The Silence of the Girls was always going to suffer by comparison in the action stakes. The immediate period after the violent sacking of Troy is marked by inertia - the Greeks are literally stuck waiting for the wind to change and allow them home. It is once again a marker of … Continue reading The Women of Troy – Pat Barker