Tag: war

40. ‘Seven Deadly Swords’ by Peter Sutton

Peter Sutton’s latest novel, Seven Deadly Swords, is a tale that spans centuries – from the Crusades to the modern day – and entangles its characters in war, religion and strange magic. If you’re looking for your next fantasy… Read More

27. ‘The Forever War’ by Joe Haldeman

Until I went to Mr B’s bookshop in Bath a few weeks ago and found The Forever War on their shelves, I’d never heard of this author, let alone this book. Then last week I found a brand new… Read More

19. ‘Footnotes in Gaza’ by Joe Sacco

I can’t believe it’s taken me this long into the year to read a graphic novel! And I haven’t started with a light one, either. Footnotes in Gaza by Joe Sacco is a beast of a book, and it’s… Read More

15. ‘On Tyranny’ by Timothy Snyder

I downloaded On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century immediately after watching this video, so I recommend you watch it too if you want to be totally convinced to read this powerful and informative book. On Tyranny looks… Read More

Triple graphic novel review

Recently my local library updated its graphic novel section, so I loaded up with three big books and got reading. Here they are! 52. Polina by Bastien Vivès I’ve previously read Vivès’ A Taste of Chlorine, and I could see some similarities in style… Read More