Ones for the bookshelf…
fact & fiction
Prepare to hear your tummy rumbling as you dig into the hungry empire: how Britain’s Quest for food Shaped the modern World. A history lesson for gourmands, this book by historian Lizzie Collingham explores how the British Empire was built on food. With the turn of a page you’ll be transported, sharing iguana curry with diamond miners in Guyana, or taking a tea party in the South Pacific.
out now, rrp £20
Agatha Christie fans will love the Prime of ms Dolly Greene, by EV Harte. This mystery stars Dolly Greene, a professional tarot reader who examines the cards for a young woman called Nikki. Suddenly, she’s confronted by the disturbing image of Nikki’s face, covered in blood. When a few days later, the body of a battered woman is discovered, Dolly is haunted by the thought that it could be Nikki – but is she right? And who would believe her?
out now, rrp £8.99