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»And Mr. Boyd has received mixed reviews from the public and from critics, perhaps because the James Bond many readers have come to expect is not Fleming’s at all, but the much more exciting cinematic version.«

Sarah Lyall

Star characters, spun anew, may live well more than twice: Sarah Lyall about the return of James Bond, Jeeves and Philip Marlowe in new books by William Boyd, Sebastian Faulks and John Banville (aka Benjamin Black). Her view at The New York Times.

  • Cloudland by Joseph Olshan
  • Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death by James Runcie
  • Afterwards by Rosamund Lupton
  • The Body in the Boudoir by Katherine Hall
Four new crime novels, reviewed by Marilyn Stasio. Of course at nytimes.com.

„Oddly enough, Mr. Harris turns out to be considerably more adept at making the complicated fiscal strategies employed by hedge funds comprehensible to the reader than he is at persuading us that VIXAL could have actually made the leap to artificial intelligence.“ Michiko Kakutani about the thriller The Fear Index by Robert Harris. Read her review at nytimes.com.