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Gary Shteyngart’s satire misfires

Our Country Friends by Gary Shteyngart reviewed

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A highly polished exercise in treading water: season 3 of Succession reviewed

Having refreshed himself with a brief breakdown, Kendall is making a bid (yes, another one) to take over

By James Walton

Book Review

Return to LA Confidential

Widespread Panic by James Ellroy reviewed

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Art

Is The Undoing actually great?

Or just a run-of-the-mill thriller with a brilliant casting director?

By James Walton

Books

The Sixties vibe

Utopia Avenue by David Mitchell reviewed

By James Walton

Books

Marina Lewycka’s novel is completely bonkers

The Good, the Bad and the Little Bit Stupid by Marina Lewycka reviewed

By James Walton

Books

Eco and Narcissus

On the Shoulders of Giants by Umberto Eco reviewed

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Art

I admire the scale and ambition of Game of Thrones – but isn’t it just a little bit corny?

The ability to keep us entirely in the dark as to how it will all end is impressive, but there is a tendency towards tin-eared dialogue

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