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Lies, Manipulation and Murder

Lies, Manipulation and Murder

Mature Times reviews Kin by Snorri Kristjansson Viking warlord Unnthor Reginsson retired from the raiding parties and settled down to life on a farm in a remote valley with his wife, Hildigunnur. Unnt ...
The Great Wave and North Sea

The Great Wave and North Sea

Robert Tanitch reviews two books on art and photography Hokusai Beyond The Great Wave (Thames & Hudson (£35). Hokusai (1760-1849), born in Edo (now Tokyo), is one of the great and most popular of ...
Tim Pigott-Smith’s posthumous memoir

Tim Pigott-Smith’s posthumous memoir

Robert Tanitch reviews Do You Know Who I Am? A Memoir by Tim Pigott-Smith (Bloomsbury £18.99) Tim Pigott-Smith, a much-admired actor, a jobbing actor, died unexpectedly at 70 just before his memoir wa ...
A fine insight into mental illness

A fine insight into mental illness

In the current climate of encouraging us to talk about mental health this book has opened a window on how our minds control our lives even without us noticing. A stunning debut about a girl who has le ...