by Dr. Charles Middleburgh

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Reviews 2003
The Liberated Bride

Reviews 2004
After These Things by Jenny Diski
As in Eden by R.S. Lamming
Between Mountains by Maggie Helwig
Burning Paris by Nicholas Blincoe
Crabwalk by Günter Grass
Empire State by Henry Porter
Field Study by Rachel Seiffert
Gilgamesh by Joan London
Götz and Meyer by David Albahari
In the Shadow of the Ark – A Love Story from the Dawn of Civilization by Anne Provoost, translated by John Nieuwenhuizen
Last Train from Kummersdorf by Leslie Wilson
Someone to Run With by David Grossman
The Bad News Bible by Anna Blundy
The Children’s War by Monique Charlesworth
The Gazelle by Julian Grenfell
The Plot Against America by Philip Roth
The Secret Purposes by David Baddiel

Reviews 2005
A Long Long Way by Sebastian Barry
Alibi by Joseph Kanon. Little, Brown 2005
Arthur and George by Julian Barnes. Jonathan Cape 2005
Boogaloo on 2nd Avenue – a novel of Pastry, Guilt and Music by Mark Kurlansky
Conspirators by Michael André Bernstein
Conversations in Bolzano by Sandor Márai
Incendiary by Chris Cleave. Chatto and Windus 2005
Labyrinth by Kate Mosse. Orion 2005
Lovers and Strangers – Two Novellas by David Grossman
Mortal Mischief by Frank Tallis. Century 2005
Oscar and the Lady in Pink by Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt
The Apothecary’s House by Adrian Mathews. Macmillan 2005
The Food Taster by Peter Elbling. Atlantic Books 2005
The History of Love – a novel by Nicole Krauss
The Wonder House by Justine Hardy. Atlantic Books 2005

Reviews 2006
An Acre of Barren Ground
Brandenburg by Henry Porter
Everyman by Philip Roth. Jonathan Cape 2006
Ordinary Heroes by Scott Turow. Picador 2006
Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky. Chatto and Windus 2006
Surveillance by Jonathan Raban Picador 2006
Temeraire by Naomi Novik. Voyager 2006
The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly. Hodder and Stoughton 2006
The Fall of Troy by Peter Ackroyd. Chatto and Windus 2006
The Helmet of Horror – The Myth of Theseus and the Minotaur by Victor Pelevin
The Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean. Fourth Estate 2006
The Religion by Tim Willocks. Jonathan Cape 2006
Vienna Blood by Frank Tallis. Century, 2006

Reviews 2007
Beware of God: stories by Shalom Auslander Picador 2007
Days of Atonement by Michael Gregorio. faber and faber 2007
Dresden, Tennessee by Carolyn Slaughter. Faber and Faber 2007
Resistance by Owen Sheers
Rosa by Jonathan Rabb Halban Publishers Ltd 2007
Stalin's Ghost by Martin Cruz Smith. Macmillan 2007
Ten Days in the Hills by Jane Smiley
The Book of Q by Jonathan Rabb -Halban Publishers Ltd 2007
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. Doubleday 2007
The Castle in the Forest by Norman Mailer. Little Brown 2007
The Emperors Children by Claire Messud-Picador 2006
The Fourth Man by K.O.Dahl & A Gentle Axe by R.N.Morris
The Illusion of Return a novel by Samir El Youssef. Halban publishers Ltd 2007
The Kingdom of Ashes by Robert Edric. Doubleday 2007
The Ladies of Grace Adieu and other stories by Susanna Clarke
The Meaning of Night – A Confession by Michael Cox
The Ministry of Special Cases by Nathan Englander. Faber and Faber 2007
The Night of the Burning by Linda Press Wulf
The Overseer by Jonathan Rabb
The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid
The Song Before It Is Sung by Justin Cartwright.
The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon

Reviews 2008
A Quiet Adjustment by Benjamin Markovits.Faber and Faber 2008
An Expert in Murder by Nicola Upson. Ffaber and Faber 2008
Palace Council by Stephen L. Carter. Jonathan Cape 2008.
The Aviary Gate by Katie Hickman. Bloomsbury 2008
The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway. Atlantic Books 2008.
The Spies of Warsaw by Alan Furst.Weidenfeld and Nicolson 2008.
The Wasted Vigil by Nadeem Aslam. faber and faber 2008.
The Wolf by Joseph Smith. - Jonathan Cape 2008.

Reviews 2009
A Treaty of Love – a novel by Samir El-Youssef. Halban Publishers Ltd., 2009.

A Visible Darkness by Michael Gregorio.  faber and faber 2009.
American Adulterer – A Novel by Jed Mercurio. Jonathan Cape 2009.
Angel Time – The Songs of the Seraphim by Anne Rice.  Chatto and Windus 2009.
Chowringhee by Sankar. Atlantic Books 2009.
Rhyming Life and Death by Amos Oz. Chatto and Windus 2009.
Friendly Fire by A. B. Yehoshua. Halban Publishers Ltd 2008.
Peace by Richard Bausch.  Tuskar Rock Press 2009.

Shadow and Light by Jonathan Rabb. Halban Publishers Ltd 2009
Songs for the Butcher’s Daughter by Peter Manseau. Simon and Schuster 2009.
Stone’s Fall by Iain Pears. Jonathan Cape 2009.
The Best of Men by Claire Letemendia.  Jonathan Cape 2009.

The Quickening Maze by Adam Foulds. Jonathan Cape 2009.
The Rapture by Liz Jensen. Bloomsbury 2009.
The Samaritan’s Secret by Matt Rees. Atlantic Books 2009.
The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet by Reif Larsen. Harvill Secker 2009.
The Viper of Kerman by Christian Oliver. Halban Publishers Ltd 2009

Ultimatum by Matthew Glass.  Atlantic Books 2009.

Reviews 2010
36 Arguments for the Existence of God by Rebecca Goldstein. Atlantic Books 2010.
Ransom by David Malouf.  Chatto and Windus 2009
squirrel seeks chipmunk - a Wicked Bestiary by david Sedaris. Little, Brown 2010
Taurus by Joseph Smith - Jonathan Cape 2010
The Dogs and the Wolves by Irène Némirovsky. Chatto and Windus 2009.
The Dove Flyer by Eli Amir. Halban Publishers Ltd., 2010
The Lost Books of the Odyssey by Zachary Mason. Jonathan Cape 2010.
The Man from Beijing by Henning Mankell.  Harvill Secker 2010.

The Network by Jason Elliot. Bloomsbury 2010.
The Pindar Diamond by Katie Hickman - Bloomsbury 2010
Theodora - Actress. Empress. Whore.A Novel by Stella Duffy - Virago Press 2010
Unholy Awakening by Michael Gregorio. faber and faber 2010.
Winterland by Alan Glynn - farber & farber 2009

Reviews 2011
Great House by Nicole Krauss.Viking 2010.
Lazarus is Dead – The greatest story about second chances ever told by Richard Beard.Harvill Secker 2011.
Scenes from Village Life by Amos Oz. Chatto and Windus, 2011.
Snowdrops by A. D Miller. Atlantic Books by A.D. Miller.
The coincidence engine by sam leith.Bloomsbury Publishing plc., 2011.
The Collaborator by Mirza Waheed. Viking 2011.
The Emperor of Lies by Steve Sem-Sandberg.faber and faber 2011.
The Salt Road by Jane Johnson.Viking 2010.
The Second Son – by Jonathan Rabb. Halban Publishers Ltd., 2011
The Submission by Amy Waldman.William Heinemann: London 2011.
The Tiger’s Wife by Téa Obreht. Weidenfeld and Nicolson 2011.

Reviews 2012
Capital by John Lanchester. faber and faber 2012

Reviews 2013
Baghdad Fixer: A Novel by Ilene Prusher.Halban Publishers Ltd, 2012.

Reviews 2014
Duet in Beirut by Mishka Ben-David. Halban Publishers Ltd., 2013.

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