Results tagged “review”

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How We Got To Now
Steven Johnson (Penguin)
★★★✩✩

The world is rich with academics with a good turn of phrase exploring the history of ideas and innovations, making the mundane endlessly fascinating.

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Paddington Bear Afternoon Tea
Aqua Shard
The Shard, London Bridge.
★★★★★

There's only one thing that's going to draw diners' attention away from Aqua Shard's truly spectacular views of London.

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Third Person
(15) 137mins
★★★✩✩

There's something wrong here. You ask yourself, how come something that reeks of quality, with a quality cast and a quality writer-director reprising - structurally at least - his finest hour, feels so limp and insipid?

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The Story Of The Human Body
Daniel Lieberman
(Penguin)
★★★★★

This book was published in October. It has taken me several weeks to complete. This could be for two reasons.

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The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time
Gielgud Theatre
★★★★✩

The torment of living in a world that is threatening, jagged and strange is given full expression in this inventive and intelligent adaptation of Mark Haddon's award-winning book.