Amazeballs

Stalingrad by Antony Beevor

Antony Beevor is one of my favourite nonfiction authors, and Stalingrad is typical of his impeccably researched, well-spun tales that takes the reader behind the scenes of the battle for Stalingrad, which was one of the great turning points of the Second World War. It is difficult to sum up the excellence of this book.... Read More »

Livia Lone by Barry Eisler

Livia Lone is Barry Eisler at the peak of his grimdark best. I’m a fan of Barry Eisler’s John Rain series, and when I read about his new story – the tale of a former child slave who survives to hunt down the likes of those who abused her as a child – I knew that... Read More »

The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong, Vol 1: In the Bag

The Adventures of Archer & Armstrong, Vol 1: In the BagI don’t read that many graphic novels, but the sheer ludicrousness of the description of this one certainly drew my attention. At first glance the story sounds like a good Saturday night on the town – an ancient being goes on a booze run after he loses his favourite bottle of alcohol, and his mortal... Read More »