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Book Review: Time’s Tide by Adrian Harvey

“A moving exploration of the relationship between father and son set in a picturesque landscape.”   Father and son, Erikur and Arni, struggle to overcome the emotional distance between them. Each is drawn inexorably […]

Book Review: Casanova and the Faceless Woman by Olivier Barde-Cabuçon

“A compelling thriller set in pre-revolutionary France with engaging characters that you are never entirely sure if you can trust” – a CUB must-read!  1759. Outside the gates of the magnificent […]

Book Review: A Letter From Sarah by Dan Proops

“A novel that not only intrigues you with its plot, but also delves deep into issues surrounding grief, loss and mental health”  Seven years ago, Adam’s sister, Sarah, went missing, […]

Book Review: Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li

“Simultaneously heart-warming and humorous, Li’s novel explores the lives of restaurant staff in great depth and breadth”  The popular Beijing Duck House in Rockville, Maryland has been serving devoted regulars […]

Book Review: No Place to Lay One’s Head by Françoise Frenkel

“A moving novel about one woman’s escape from persecution and humanity’s ability to remain generous in the most brutal times” – a CUB must-read! In 1921, Françoise Frenkel, a Jewish […]

Book Review: Deviation by Luce D’Eramo

“A powerful autobiography about a young woman’s search for the truth and how she came to terms with it.”    Lucie has been raised by bourgeois parents as a passionate young fascist. […]

Book Review: The Fishermen by Chigozie Obioma

“Steeped in African culture, Obioma takes you on a journey about sibling relationships that is simultaneously heart-warming and heart-wrenching” – a CUB must-read! In the small town of Akure in western Nigeria, […]

REVIEW: Blood, White and Blue by James Silvester

“A present-day political thriller with a strong heroine in her abilities and identity” – this month’s must-read! Britain is a melting pot of racial tensions and economic uncertainty. Sir Geoffrey […]

Book Review: ‘Browse’ by Henry Hitchings.

What’s better than a book? A bookshop! Bookshops have a special kind of magic: the ability to answer our questions; to transport us to anywhere in any period of time; […]