Douglas Kemp

Cruickshank’s London: A Portrait of a City in 13 Walks

By Dan Cruickshank - Published 2021

Genres:

Nonfiction

This is an accessible and highly readable description of the buildings, topography, and history of London, divided into thirteen walks. While the design ...Read Review

The Art of Living

By Stephen Bayley - Published 2021

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Any novel, historical or otherwise, that begins with a photograph of the fictional first-person narrator and the caption laconically stating that the subject, ...Read Review

Last Days in Cleaver Square

By Patrick McGrath - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

This is a novel of the Spanish Civil War, or more accurately, the memories of the traumatic times that Francis McNulty ponders on. ...Read Review

Snow Country

By Sebastian Faulks - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

This is a sequel to Faulks’s 2005 novel Human Traces. Given that there has been a 16-year hiatus between the two books, it ...Read Review

The Dangerous Kingdom of Love

By Neil Blackmore - Published 2021

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England, 1613, and Francis Bacon travels to the royal palace at Theobalds, to be told by King James that he will be elevated to ...Read Review

Widowland

By C.J. Carey - Published 2021

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Alternate History

England, April 1953. But this is a quite different country – one that succumbed to Germany in 1940 and has since been under occupation. Rose Ransom, ...Read Review

Surviving Katyn: Stalin’s Polish Massacre and the Search for Truth

By Jane Rogoyska - Published 2021

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Nonfiction

This is a comprehensive account of the events leading up to, and the aftermath of the notorious massacre of Polish military officers in 1940, ...Read Review

Murder at Madame Tussauds (Museum Mysteries 6)

By Jim Eldridge - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

London in the autumn of 1896, and private detectives Daniel Wilson and Abigail Fenton are back for their sixth adventure. After a previous episode’...Read Review

The Dockland Murder (Blitz Detective 5)

By Mike Hollow - Published 2021

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

In this fifth in the Detective Inspector Jago/Blitz series, it is early November 1940, and the body of a murdered man, Ray Lambert, ...Read Review

The Auschwitz Photographer: Based on the True Story of Wilhelm Brasse, Prisoner 3444

By Maurizio Onnis - Published 2021

Genres:

Nonfiction

Wilhelm Brasse, a Polish prisoner at Auschwitz in 1941, is recruited by the SS to take photographs of all the new arrivals. This is ...Read Review

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