Scott's Book Review



The Tower

Uwe Tellkamp

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times


On one of my visits to Berlin in the mid 1990s I was making my way through a street market in the Museum Island area. Many of the stalls were offering...

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Black Widow

Christopher Brookmyre

Criminally minded - tales of the behaviourally challenged


Christopher Brookmyre (http://www.brookmyre.co.uk/ and  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Brookmyre) has won the The McIlvanney Prize –...

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A Little History of Religion

Richard Holloway

Spirit Matters - Religion


Religion is an extremely complex social and cultural phenomenon. No simple definition can capture its manifold nature. Rich, simple, consoling,...

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Demelza

Winston Graham

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times


Tonight (Sunday 4th September 2016) sees the screening of the second series of the newly made Poldark historical drama on BBC TV. Many of us will remember the...

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I See You

Clare Mackintosh

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times


Commuters in Clydesdale could be forgiven for thinking that the train service has gone a belly up in the last 18 months. Cancellations and delays have plagued...

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