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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …