Emily’s journalism: reviews for Country Life

Please excuse the low-tech photos of the reviews …


Literary Stocking Fillers (5 Decembe, 2018)

literary stocking fillers

Bird Cottage by Eva Meijer (24 October, 2018)

bird cottage


A Station on the Path to Somewhere Better by Benjamin Wood (8 August 2018)

Station on the Path Emily Rhodes

Circe by Madeline Miller (25 July 2018)

Circe Emily Rhodes


Warlight by Michael Ondaatje (20 June 2018)


Newly translated short stories and essays from Europe, including The Beggar and other stories by Gaito Gazdanov, Evening Descends Upon the Hills by Anna Maria Ortese, A Large Czeslaw Milosz with a dash of Elvis Presley by Tania Skarynkina (13 June, 2018)


The Reading Cure by Laura Freeman (4 April 2018)

The Reading Cure

Feel Free by Zadie Smith (14 February 2018)

Feel Free

The Only Story by Julian Barnes (31 January 2018)

The Only Story

In Search of Lost Books by Giorgio van Straten (10 January 2018)

In search of Lost Books

Manderley Forever by Tatiana de Rosnay (29 November 2017)


Madame Zero by Sarah Hall (30 August 2017)

Madame Zero

Silver and Salt by Elanor Dymott (3 August 2017)

Silver and Salt review

Dreaming of home (26 April 2017)

Dreaming of home

Take Courage by Samantha Ellis (15 February 2017)

Take Courage

Winter warmers (18 January 2017)

Winter warmers

Some literary stocking fillers (7 December 2016)

Some literary stocking fillers

Browse ed. Henry Hitchings (2 November 2016)


A World Gone Mad: The War Diaries of Astrid Lindgren (16 November 2016)

World gone mad

Elizabeth Jane Howard: A Dangerous Innocence by Artemis Cooper (21 September 2016)

elizabeth-jane-howardSummer Fiction Round Up (17 August 2016)


This Must be the Place by Maggie O’Farrell (27 June 2016)


What is Not Yours is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi (8 June 2016)



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