Andrew Rosenheim

The real Norfolk: Stewkey Blues, by D.J. Taylor, reviewed

28 May 2022 9:00 am

D.J. Taylor is a Norfolk native who, un-usually, has stayed put. These stories, written during the pandemic, are all set…

Character is king in the latest crime fiction

26 March 2022 9:00 am

Thriller writers are hard pressed to stand out in what’s become a very crowded field. As a result, from Cardiff…

Suspicious circumstances abound in the latest crime fiction

11 December 2021 9:00 am

The old adage that everyone has a novel in them has a new version: anyone can write a thriller. Celebrity…

A master of spy fiction to the end — John Le Carré’s Silverview reviewed

23 October 2021 9:00 am

Literary estates work to preserve a writer’s reputation — and sometimes milk it too. The appearance of this novel by…

Nazis and Nordics: the latest crime fiction reviewed

14 August 2021 9:00 am

Social historians of the future may look back at the reading habits of this era and conclude that we were…

Secret treaties and games of cat and mouse: a choice of recent crime fiction

19 June 2021 9:00 am

Almost any promising writer of spy fiction can expect at some point to be called the ‘next Le Carré’, an…

Carrying on loving: Elizabeth Hardwick’s and Robert Lowell’s remarkable correspondence throughout the 1970s

18 January 2020 9:00 am

Since Robert Lowell’s sudden death in 1977 his critical reputation has suffered from the usual post-mortem slump. Interest in Lowell’s…