ALWYN TURNER’s reviews of books from the late 19th century and the early 20th.
ALWYN TURNER on Conan Doyle’s Napoleonic hero: ‘all spurs and moustaches’.
ALWYN TURNER on the continuing adventures of John Buchan’s heroes from the Gorbals.
ALWYN TURNER on Anna Sewell’s 1877 novel of good horses and bad masters.
ALWYN TURNER reads a Victorian tale of gender-fluid horror.
ALWYN TURNER has an appointment with Algernon Blackwood’s psychic doctor to discuss a case of reefer madness.
ALWYN TURNER reads a 1919 comedy about the Genie of the Lamp in the trenches of WW1.
ALWYN TURNER on a classic adventure romance from 1905.
ALWYN TURNER on the 1903 foundation-stone of the thriller genre.
ALWYN TURNER enjoys Agatha Christie’s anti-communist action thriller.
ALWYN TURNER on a home-front comedy from the Great War.
ALWYN TURNER celebrates John Buchan’s most famous character.