Alexander Larman 31 December 2016 9:00 am
I’m standing in milady’s boudoir, a room which would have delighted Liberace. Here, nothing is de trop and everything is…
Alexander Larman 24 March 2012 10:00 am
Charlotte Rogan’s The Lifeboat (Virago, £12.99) comes garlanded with praise from the likes of J. M. Coetzee and Hilary Mantel.…
Alexander Larman 10 March 2012 10:00 am
The blurb on the front of Grace McCleen’s debut novel (from Room author Emma Donoghue) proclaims it to be ‘extraordinary’,…
Alexander Larman 9 July 2011 12:00 am
Hundreds of thousands of hardy souls are preparing for a few nights under canvas this summer, often facing sunburn or trench foot while giddily jumping up and down in a muddy field as bands maul their better-known hits.