Book Review: A Short History of England by Simon Jenkins

My rating: 3 of 5 stars A short history of a country is never going to be an all-encompassing in-depth review of historical events. As such, a book of this sort is always going to be open to criticism and Simon Jenkins’ book has certainly received plenty of that. Some, I feel, is unjustified. While… Read More Book Review: A Short History of England by Simon Jenkins

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Book Review: The Secret Barrister – Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken by The Secret Barrister

My rating: 5 of 5 stars Over the last ten years or so of a reasonably successful writing career, I’ve read many published books, and edited, mentored or winced over nearly as many unpublished. I’ve long since learned to pay no attention to the review quotes plastered on the covers of books in order to… Read More Book Review: The Secret Barrister – Stories of the Law and How It’s Broken by The Secret Barrister