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Reading Lists

Book Blasts Top 10 Reads for Self-isolating Minds

As a deadly virus strikes, we hope our Top 10 Reads will provide some solace and a change of ideas, however isolated we might feel! According to HISTORY UK, the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918, […]

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Fiction

Review Madeleine, Euan Cameron

BookBlast reviews Euan Cameron’s novel Madeleine, published by MacLehose Press. Madeleine is a perfectly-formed, psychologically acute first novel of love and war, shameful secrets and cowardly treachery. Euan Cameron’s prose sparkles with unsettling beauty and […]

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Fiction

Review An Overcoat, Jack Robinson a.k.a. Charles Boyle

Written in the aftermath of the 2016 referendum when the UK voted to leave the EU, Robinson is essential and entertaining reading. By the end of the 19th century there were over 700 spin-off versions […]

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Interview Charles Boyle, C B Editions

Charles Boyle at C B Editions is the quintessential self-published author who also publishes books by other authors (similar to Virginia and Leonard Woolf who set up the Hogarth Press in 1917 and published works […]

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Non Fiction

Review A History of the Authors Club of London 1891-2016, C. J. Schüler

BookBlast® review of Writers, Lovers, Soldiers, Spies: A History of the Authors’ Club of London 1891-2016. “The history of the Authors’ Club is studded with famous names: Arthur Conan Doyle, Thomas Hardy, Rider Haggard, Ford […]

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Interview

Interview Linda Kelly, author

BookBlast® interviews Linda Kelly, biographer and historian. Where were you born and where did you grow up? I was born in Kent and brought up in the country, mostly in Hampshire. However I was also a wartime […]

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Non Fiction

Zola and the Victorians, Eileen Horne Review

Borne out of a personal fascination with the most prominent French novelist of the late 19th century, Zola and the Victorians by Eileen Horne is a work of imaginative narrative non fiction which is a […]