Guardian and Observer book reviews with Amazon lookup

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Tormented Hope by Brian Dillon

Review by Jerome Boyd Maunsell - from The Observer

Jerome Boyd Maunsell enjoys a brilliant series of portraits of famous hypochondria sufferers

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the gr8 db8 by David Crystal

Review by Tom Lamont - from The Observer
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Review by Tom Lamont - from The Observer
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Hetty Feather by Jacqueline Wilson

Review by Kate Kellaway - from The Observer

Jacqueline Wilson, one of Britain's most successful children's writers turns her hand to historical fiction, with impressive results, says Kate Kellaway

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Lustrum by Robert Harris

Review by Dominic Sandford - from The Observer

The second volume of Robert Harris's Cicero trilogy finds a master storyteller on top form, says Dominic Sandbrook

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The Dying Light by Henry Porter

Review by Michael Mansfield - from The Observer

Henry Porter's dystopian view of an oppressive state set in the near future is disturbingly close to reality, says Michael Mansfield

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A Tormented Life by Antonio Forcellino

Review by James Hall - from The Observer
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Review by James Hall - from The Observer
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It's Not What You Think by Chris Evans

Review by Elizabeth Day - from The Observer

Chris Evans's autobiography disarms Elizabeth Day with its honesty and humility

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Defence of the Realm by Christopher Andrew

Review by Robert McCrum - from The Observer

From Blackadder to Burgess and Maclean, this history of MI5 is a scholarly and hugely entertaining account, says Robert McCrum

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Review by Euan Ferguson - from The Observer
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Part Six of Three by Eoin Colfer

Review by Euan Ferguson - from The Observer
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Review by Alan Warner - from The Guardian
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Music, Life, Mayhem by Jah Wobble

Review by Alan Warner - from The Guardian
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The Dogs and the Wolves by Irène Némirovsky

Review by Carmen Callil - from The Guardian

Irène Némirovsky's late novel shows her at her shimmering best, says Carmen Callil

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Serena by Ron Rash

Review by Jay Parini - from The Guardian

Jay Parini is impressed by a bloodthirsty tale of greed and the ruthless pursuit of power

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True Compass by Edward Kennedy

Review by Martin Kettle - from The Guardian

Martin Kettle on the youngest of the Kennedy brothers, whom time and tragedy made a patriarch

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Charles Dickens by Michael Slater

Review by Simon Callow - from The Guardian

Simon Callow welcomes an incomparable portrait of an awesome writer

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Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger

Review by Sarah Churchwell - from The Guardian

Sarah Churchwell finds it hard to sympathise with Audrey Niffenegger's haunted protagonists

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Hecate and Her Dogs by Paul Morand

Review by Nicholas Lezard - from The Guardian

Nicholas Lezard detects a hidden agenda behind a tale of psycho-sexual nightmares

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The YouTube Reader, Plato's Podcasts, The Bookman's Tale

Review by Steven Poole - from The Guardian

Steven Poole: The YouTube Reader | Plato's Podcasts | The Bookman's Tale

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Faber New Poets 1-4

Review by Sean O'Brien - from The Guardian

Sean O'Brien on Faber New Poets

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Art of the Middle East

Review by Stephen Deuchar - from The Guardian

Stephen Deuchar welcomes two surveys of an art that matters now more than ever

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The Defence of the Realm by Christopher Andrew

Review by David Leigh - from The Guardian

An official history of MI5 can't bury the truth about the plot against Harold Wilson, says David Leigh

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Short Stories

Review by Colin Greenland - from The Guardian
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Review by Colin Greenland - from The Guardian
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All the Colours of the Town

Review by Christopher Brookmyre - from The Guardian

Christopher Brookmyre admires an account of the long reach of Irish sectarianism

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The 50th Law by 50 Cent

Review by Stuart Jeffries - from The Guardian

Stuart Jeffries tries to get in touch with his inner rapper

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Dark Entries by Ian Rankin

Review by Craig Taylor - from The Guardian

Pithy dialogue, lots of action and energetic artwork fail to mask a slack plot, says Craig Taylor

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