The Last Valley The battle of Dien Bien Phu irretrievably changed the future of three countries: Vietnam, France and the United States of America. It was the watershed that would lead to France leaving Vietnam, the partitioning of the country into the Communist North and the unlovely and deeply corrupt [...]
The Laundry Files While Ben Aaronovitch’s ‘Rivers of London’ Series is perhaps the most well known ‘Magic in Modern London’ creation with its specialist section of the Metropolitan Police handling the city’s ‘hidden’ population of gods, mythical entities and rogue magicians Stross had already created a series of books that [...]
Fractured Europe Author David Hutchinson Europe in Autumn This is the first book in the quartet. It is, if taken at face value, a futuristic espionage thriller of which reads like the love child of Deighton, le Carré and possibly Phillip K Dick...and Franz Kafka. Europe, following a series [...]
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"The United States was founded by the brightest people in the country — and we haven't seen them since." Gore Vidal The Narratives of Empire is a series of historical novels – or as Gabriel Garcia Marquez would also have it – Novelised Histories, which Gore Vidal, published between 1967 [...]