Reviews of novels and other fiction.
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Summer friendship in the North Riding.
A haunting prose-poem (I think).
File under Sebaldian.
Rural idylls weren’t quite as idyllic as they seemed.
18th-century Yorkshire meets the Sopranos: intrigue, betrayal, murder, and revenge in the Calder Valley.
An extraordinary modern rural novel.
A dreadful book attempting to breathe new life into the long-discredited myth of Charles Darwin's deathbed conversion to evangelical Christianity. File under ‘Fiction’.