Posts Tagged ‘England’

Book Review: Princess Elizabeth’s Spy by Susan Elia MacNeal

Article first published as Book Review: Princess Elizabeth’s Spy by Susan Elia MacNeal on Blogcritics. About: Princess Elizabeth’s Spy by Susan Elia MacNeal is the second book in the author’s fictional series about Maggie Hope. As in the first book, Mr. Churchill’s Secretary, this book also takes place in London during World War II. The pub­lisher is giv­ing away […]

Book Review: Mr. Churchill’s Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal

Article first published as Book Review: Mr. Churchill’s Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal on Blogcritics. About: Mr. Churchill’s Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal is a historical fiction book taking place in the early days of World War II. This is a debut effort for Ms. MacNeal who has a wonderful World War II blog which is well worth a […]

Book Review: Stardust by Neil Gaiman

About: Stardustby Neil Gaiman is a fictional book by the master storyteller. I have read the book after watching the excellent movie and enjoyed it just as much.  352 pages Publisher: Harper Language: English ISBN-10: 0380804557 My rating for Stardust – 5   Buy this book in paper or electronic format* More Book by Neil Gaiman Thoughts: Stardust by Neil […]

Book Review: Light & Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page by Brad  Tolinski

Article first published as Book Review: Light and Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page by Brad Tolinski on Blogcritics. About: Light &  Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page by Brad  Tolinski is a non-fiction book which is a compilation of interviews the author did with the famed and private guitarist. Mr. Tolinski is the editorial director of Guitar World, Revolver and […]

Book Review: Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott

Article first published as Book Review: Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott on Blogcritics. About: Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott is a popular fictional novel invoking England’s middle ages. The novel was released in 1820 and is credited with spiking the interest in credited Romanticism and Medievalism. 622 pages Publisher: Oxford University Press Language: English ISBN-10: 0199538409 My rat­ing for Ivanhoe — 5 Buy this […]

Book Review: Thunderball by Ian Fleming

About: Thunderball by Ian Fleming is the ninth Bond novel, is the first of the “Blofeld Trilogy” (continued with On Her Majesty’s Secret Service and concluded with You Only Live Twice intercepted by The Spy Who Loved me). My rating for Thunderball – 5 Buy this Book in paper or elec­tronic copy* More Books by Ian Fleming Part of […]

Book Review: Jane: The Woman Who Loved Tarzan by Robin Maxwell

Article first published as Book Review: Jane: The Woman Who Loved Tarzan by Robin Maxwell on Blogcritics. About: Jane: The Woman Who Loved Tarzan by Robin Maxwell is a feminine take on the famous Burroughs novel. This book tells the famous story from the view point of Jane Porter, Tarzan’s love interest. The pub­lisher is giv­ing away one copy […]

Book Review: Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Article first published as Book Review: Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs on Blogcritics. About: Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs is the famous novel of the boy who was raised by simians in the jungles of Africa. The book was first serialized in All-Story Magazine 1812 and published in 1814. 288 pages Publisher: Ballantine […]

Book Review: Silver: Return to Treasure Island by Andrew Motion

Article first published as Book Review: Silver: Return to Treasure Island by Andrew Motion on Blogcritics. About: Silver: Return to Treasure Island by Andrew Motion is the novel which continues the adventures of the son of Jim Hawkins, protagonist of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. Stevenson’s book was originally published in 1883 and is considered a classic which has […]

Book Review: The Secret Servant by Daniel Silva

Article first published as Book Review: The Secret Servant by Daniel Silva on Blogcritics. About: The Secret Servant by Daniel Silva brings back Israeli spy Gabriel Allon in this seventh installment. This time we find Allon as a weary, tired agent ready to hang up his holster and, unwillingly, accept his fate in management. 385 pages Publisher: Putnam Adult […]

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