Category Archives: Historical Non-fiction

Book Review: The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England by Ian Mortimer

This historical reference work is really tailor-made for writers. Ian Mortimer couldn’t be a more qualified source of information, as a member of the Royal Historical Society, and the recipient of their prestigeous Alexander Prize in 2004. What I love … Continue reading

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Review: Agent Zigzag by Ben MacIntyre

Title: Agent Zigzag Author: Ben MacIntyre ISBN: 9780747592839 I bought this book for research purposes, but as it read like a thriller, it was certainly no hardship to get through. Quite the contrary. In fact, if a writer were to … Continue reading

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Review: Between Silk and Cyanide

Author: Leo Marks Title: Between Silk and Cyanide: A Codemakers War, 1941 – 1945 Publisher: Touchstone ISBN-13: 9780684864228 This is quite frankly the best book I have read in months and months. An auto-biographical account by Leo Marks of his … Continue reading

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