Alan Judd

Lord Halifax

A narrow escape

6 December 2012 2:00 pm

C.J. Sansom is deservedly famous for his Shardlake crime novels, featuring a 16th-century lawyer on the fringes of the court.…

Bookends: The year of living dangerously

14 January 2012 11:00 am

Most people who recall 1976 do so for its appallingly hot summer, when parks turned brown and roads melted. Some…


16 July 2011 10:00 am

I like books with weather and there’s plenty in this one, all bad, which is even better. Set in London…