Book cover - Liberty Boy

Liberty Boy – a wonderful book

I have found a wonderful book – probably the best I’ve read in the past three years.  Liberty Boy by David Gaughran is a really well researched work of historical fiction, set in Dublin in 1803. The book reflects the brutal and unjust methods used at that time by the British to keep the rebellious Irish […]

Officer and a Spy

Book Review – An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris

I recently finished reading An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris, and I can’t remember the last time I was this excited about a book. It tells the story of Alfred Dreyfus, found guilty of espionage in 1895 France and of Georges Picquart who uncovers the truth. Harris describes it as a thriller, and […]