Memories of a chemical boyhood from Oliver Sacks which match many of my own as I also grew up fascinated by many of the discoveries of the giants of chemistry during the 19th and early 20th Century. A fascinating insight into the upbringing of a renowned neurologist.
Mountain of Mars by Glynn Stewart is the 8th book in the Starship’s Mage series. Easy to tell from the cover that it’s a science fiction series with a touch of magic thrown in so it crosses over into the… Read More ›
Tombland by CJ Sansom is the 7th novel in the Matthew Shardlake series, set in England 1549. King Henry VIII is dead and his 11 year old son Edward (VI) has inherited the throne with Edward Seymour, Duke of Somerset,… Read More ›
King Henry VIII is slowly dying and his closest councillors are wielding their increasing freedom of power to pursue their personal agendas of Protestantism or Catholicism. Against this backdrop the general population of London live in absolute terror not knowing… Read More ›