Book Review: 24 Hours in Ancient Athens by Philip Matyszak

24 Hours in Ancient Athens by Philip Matyszak is the third book in a series of light-hearted, yet incredibly informative, non-fiction books covering the ancient world – with the previous books having covered Ancient Rome and Ancient Egypt. I’d really enjoyed both previous books, so was excited for this one – and it met all …

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Book Review: Before They are Hanged by Joe Abercrombie

This review may contain spoilers for the previous book in the series – The Blade Itself Fast paced and relentless. Dark and brutal, but with a heavy undertone of humour, Before They Are Hanged by Joe Abercrombie is a real triumph in balancing grim realism,  fantasy, humour and a tiny speck of hope. I had …

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