Reviews

‘a fast paced thriller. The author is a good storyteller, keeping the suspense throughout.’ [Invisible]

- EUROCRIME.CO.UK

Black Like Me

Posted on Nov 13, 2011 in Black Like Me, John Howard Griffin | No Comments

On November 7 1959 John Howard Griffin, a white Texan journalist, checked into a hotel in New Orleans. He had already been taking medication to darken his skin. Now he shaved his head and applied coat after coat of dark stain. When he had finished he looked in the mirror. ‘A fierce, bald, and very […]

Girl in a Green Gown

Girl in a Green Gown

Posted on Nov 1, 2011 in Carola Hicks, Girl in a Green Gown | No Comments

A few weeks ago I went to the book launch of GIRL IN A GREEN GOWN: THE HISTORY AND MYSTERY OF THE ARNOLFINI PORTRAIT by my friend, Carola Hicks. It was an occasion both unusual and moving: unusual because the Carola could not be there. She died in June 2010 leaving her book almost, but […]