Buried Under Books

REVIEW: ‘Missing, Presumed’ by Susie Steiner

‘Two years of internet dating. It’s fair to say they haven’t flown by.’ Meet DS Manon Bradshaw: single, lonely, funny and clever. Steiner introduces us to Manon while she’s on her first, and last, date with Brian – or was it Keith? Either way, the sex was as dull as the conversation, leaving our lonely […]

Mister Pip, Mr Watts and the power of fiction

This book opens with so much praise from critics that it’s initially a challenge to find where the story begins. It is recommended by newspapers from Britain, Australia and New Zealand, magazies including ‘Saga’ and ‘Good Housekeeping’, and it was part of Richard and Judy’s Book Club, and it was shortlisted for the 2007 Man […]