Wilder Than Fiction

This is the place I keep reviews of books, films, plays, whatever, and go into more detail of the true stories that inspire some of the best stories around today.

  • In Review: Llama Drama by Anna McNuff
    Wheeeeee crack bounce urrrrghgrrrrrgrrrrrgrrrrrrgrrrrrrgrrrrrrgrrrrrrgrrrrrrr “Oh dear” was not the phrase that went through my head as my bicycle made that set of noises on Thursday night, as I was whizzing a long a narrow country road with lots of twisty turns, still 5 miles and 1700m of ascent away from where I was planning to …
  • The Scandalous Lady W by Hallie Rubenhold
    You know when you’re reading a book and everything is happily coming together for the protagonists you’ve bonded with, when you realise that the fact there’s still 85 pages to go means something terrible is going to have to happen? I had the opposite problem with this book. I was a third of the way …