Book Review: 1000 Years of Annoying the French by Stephen Clarke

As tongue in cheek as the title sounds, this is an informative history book that charts 1000 years of Anglo-French mutual adoration loathing. Stephen Clarke leaves no stone unturned as he charts events surrounding the momentous events from history involving the two countries. The text is as tongue in cheek as you would expect andContinue reading “Book Review: 1000 Years of Annoying the French by Stephen Clarke”

Book Review: The Maya by Michael D. Coe

I always like to have a factual book on the go at the same time as a fiction and though books like this are generally often more work than pleasure, I must say that this was a pleasurable read as an introduction to a subject I previously knew very little about. Quite possibly the mostContinue reading “Book Review: The Maya by Michael D. Coe”