Did a British secret agent kill Rasputin? Has mystery of the mad monk finally been solved?

For more than a century, historians have claimed Tsarist nobles murdered the power-mad peasant-turned-mystic. Now a sensational new book claims it was actually an Englishman who finished the mad monk off with a bullet to the head. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

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By admin On Saturday, March 25th, 2023

Not every Briton in India was a sinner …and not every Indian was a saint

As he becomes the first Anglo-Asian author to be the chairman of the prestigious Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, Vaseem Khan reflects on the shadow of Empire and why we should all learn from the More...

By admin On Monday, March 20th, 2023

Did sex cult snub drive frustrated loner to murder a US president?

Charles Julius Guiteau assassinated former US President James Abram Garfield. Guiteau spent his years spent in one of the most bizarre religious cults of that century. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Thursday, March 16th, 2023

The world’s best – known extreme tourist and his holidays in hell

EXCLUSIVE: Bullets, suicide bombings and Black Hawk Down, builder turned ‘extreme tourist’ Andrew Drury visits some of the most dangerous places on the planet for fun… even the locals think he’s More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 15th, 2023

Australia’s not all Neighbours, barbecues and beaches, says Jane Harper

EXCLUSIVE: There’s a darker side too, and thank goodness for that, says Anglo-Aussie crime novelist Jane Harper as a modern version of the ‘Ten Pound Poms’ scheme seeks to entice an entire new generation More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 15th, 2023

Why did Martin Luther King’s assassin declare his innocence until the day he died?

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King was killed on a Memphis motel balcony leading to an international manhunt. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 8th, 2023

One in four Brits only get the chance to read while on holiday, study finds

Over half of Brits would like to read more – but feel they are too busy in their day-to-day lives. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 7th, 2023

Snow White and Cinderella under attack from Ladybird books’ woke sensitivity readers

Classic fairy tales like Snow White and Cinderella are proving “problematic” for promoting all sorts of privileges to impressionable young children, according to Ladybird books’ sensitivity readers. Daily More...

By admin On Monday, March 6th, 2023

Review: The Carnelian Tree – when Oxford meets Iraq

It’s 2003 and Glasgow schoolteacher Judith Frazer is taking a sabbatical to study among Oxford’s gleaming spires and is sharing a house with a motley crew of people including a wealthy American, a spy, More...

By admin On Sunday, March 5th, 2023

Some of UK’s favourite bedtime stories for children are decades old

Julia Donaldson’s titles make up more than 50 per cent of the UK’s most loved bedtime stories for children. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

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