THE JEERA PACKER by PRASHANT YADAV

What an extraordinarily good read this book is. And, rather puzzlingly, what an extraordinarily uneven book it is too. I dislike crisiticising someone’s writing, because it is such an intensely personal thing, but this excellent book is so uneven in its writing that it could almost have been written by …

The English Girl by Daniel Silva

I have been on a total Daniel Silva binge, reading my way through the gripping Gabriel Allon series. All throughout this long, remorselessly hot Delhi summer (I live in India), I have immersed myself, one book at a time, in the fascinating world of the Israeli secret service. The core …