REVIEW: Lethal White by Robert Galbraith

Robert Galbraith/ J.K Rowling’s latest Strike novel is the longest and thrilling yet, filled with intricate details that we have come to expect from the author.  There is a noticeable pattern in the Strike novels so far – including Lethal White: the majority  focus closely on a element that is important in the author’s life.… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Round Up of the Week: Sunday 14th October

Here’s a few things that have been proving popular on LLLC this week…. 1. The Wider Earth, Natural History Museum: Love London Love Culture paid a visit after hours to the Natural History Museum to see this refreshing new take on Charles Darwin and the discoveries he made whilst on a five year voyage on the… Read More

Review Round Up: Paris Echo by Sebastian Faulks

Sebastian Faulks deals with questions of empire, grievance and identity in his latest novel set in the city of light. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews here:  The Guardian: “This is a puzzling novel, not entirely successful in its voices and devices, but brimming with Faulks’s deep affection for Paris. His outsider’s interest in… Read More

REVIEW: Silence is My Mother Tongue by Sulaiman Addonia

This vivid and insightful examination into life at a refugee camp is filled with colourful characters that hold the story together beautifully.  Written by Sulaiman Addonia, Silence is My Mother Tongue offers a bold and at times shocking insight into what life can be like living in a refugee camp as seen through the eyes… Read More

REVIEW: The Friendship Cure by Kate Leaver

In a world filled with a seemingly endless stream of bad news, everyone needs a little pick-me-up from time-to-time, and The Friendship Cure is there to do just that. This self-described “manifesto for reconnecting in the modern world”, written by London-based journalist Kate Leaver, explores modern friendships through a combination of social science, personal stories… Read More

Review Round Up: Lethal White by Robert Galbraith

Cormoran Strike is back with a brand new mystery to solve in Robert Galbraith’s fourth outing for the detective. Here’s what critics have been making of it…  The Week:  ” It is complicated, incomplete, and sometimes, a little confusing. It takes the duo on a journey through London, rural England, and the Parliament. Is it perfect?… Read More

REVIEW: Dear Evan Hansen by Val Emmich

Author Val Emmich has collaborated with the hit Broadway musical’s creators to bring Evan’s story to young adult readers.  By the time you have read the first two chapters of this beautifully told story you don’t feel quite so alone in the world – whether or not you have suffered with social anxiety like Evan… Read More

Review Round Up: Transcription by Kate Atkinson

Kate Atkinson’s latest novel delves into the world of MI5 and World War II, exploring how every action has a consequence. Here Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…  The Guardian: ” This tricksiness inevitably makes her difficult to review without revealing too much, and Transcription, which seems to begin at the end (remember Shostakovich?), is… Read More

NEWS: Hyde Park Winter Wonderland Announce Backyard Cinema’s The Snowman Experience

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland have announced a brand new experience for 2018 – The Snowman Experience.  Copyright © Snowman Enterprises Limited 2018. The Snowman™ is a trademark of Snowman Enterprises Limited.  Partnering with Backyard Cinema, The Snowman Experience will celebrate 40 years of the classic festive book and will run from 22nd November – 6th January in London’s… Read More

NEWS: Julia Donaldson’s ZOG to Receive World Premiere at the Rose Theatre

Adapted and directed by Mike Shepherd and presented by Freckle Productions, ZOG will come to life at the Rose Theatre Theatre Kingston in February 2019 prior to a UK Tour.  Freckle Productions and the Rose Theatre Kingston have announced that the world premiere production based on Julia Donaldson’s book and Axel Scheffler’s illustrations will play at the… Read More