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Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz review

A sequel authorised by the Conan Doyle estate has the deduction and the action, but does it scratch the Holmesian itch?

Laura Miller | The Guardian

Antony Horowitz's Sherlock Holmes novel Moriarty can only fall flat

Modern 're-interpretations' of classic works such as Sherlock Holmes and PG Wodehouse miss the point: the originals are products of their time and writers, says Harry Mount.

Harry Mount | The Telegraph

A Possibility of Violence by DA Mishani, review: 'a welcome sequel'

DA Mishani has created an engaging everyman in his Israeli detective Avraham Avraham, says Jake Kerridge

Jake Kerridge | The Telegraph

That They May Face The Rising Sun by John McGahern, book of a lifetime

I meant to read John McGahern's That They May Face the Rising Sun ages ago but books have a way of finding their moment. I was on holiday, not far from where the novel is set in McGahern's native Leitrim, when I came across a copy in our cottage.

Alison Light | The Independent

Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz, review: 'a fantasia'

A riff on Sherlock Holmes - albeit minus Holmes and Watson - is exciting, quirky and true to the spirit of Conan Doyle, says Jake Kerridge

Jake Kerridge | The Telegraph

I Refuse by Per Petterson, review: 'anguished precision'

The Norwegian novelist Per Petterson has written the same novel again and again, and that's a good thing, says Catherine Taylor

Catherine Taylor | The Telegraph

Brad Pitt; Moroni; Anthony Horowitz

Damian Barr talks to Brad Pitt about his World War II film, Fury.

Anthony Horowitz on his new Sherlock Holmes novel, Moriarty.

Robert Webb and Miles Jupp on performing completely wet on stage in Neville's Island.

And Sarah Dunant...

BBC Front Row | Damian Barr

Young woman’s journey on the road to redemption

Marilynne Robinson’s second novel, the Pulitzer prize-winning Gilead (2004), took the form of a journal-letter written by a septuagenarian Iowa pastor, the Reverend John Ames, to his young son.

Evening Standard | Jane Shilling

Mr Bones, by Paul Theroux - book review: Skilful, unsettling collection marred by disappointing duds

In "Siamese Nights," the longest and most successful story in Paul Theroux's new collection, a character says: "The place I want to live is somewhere I wouldn't mind dying." I heard Theroux express this sentiment while discussing his travel writing at...

Max Liu | The Independent

The Innovators by Walter Isaacson review a lucid, thrilling and amusing history of the digital age

The creation of the networked world, conjured up by a group of nerds, wonks and hippies, is the defining story of our eraRevolutions usually leave ancient institutions tottering, societies shaken, the streets awash with blood. But what Walter Isaacson...

Peter Conrad | The Guardian