The Scottish Herald reviews End Games in Bordeaux by Allan Massie

9780704373761‘At the start of the series, Massie appeared to pay homage to Simenon in both style and manner. As the books have progressed, however, his tone has grown richer. Descriptions remain minimal and nothing is spelled out that cannot be better hinted at. Sorrowful but never cynical, this is the work of a writer who has allowed history to be laid down for many years, before uncorking it. But what flows onto the page is mellow only in the sense that it is knowing and wise. There are precious few victors by the end of this novel. As Allan Massie makes clear, war destroys everyone, to a greater or lesser degree’

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