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Ambitious morality tale loses its way

Ambitious morality tale loses its way

Fiction; Something To Hide; By Deborah Moggach; Chatto & Windus, €17.25

Sweet Sixteen breathes new life into Vespers

Sweet Sixteen breathes new life into Vespers

The Vespers of 1610 has a strange history full of mystery and swirling speculation

Nordic maestro gets a Vanity boost

Nordic maestro gets a Vanity boost

Ove Andsnes will perform a solo recital at the NCH

O’Brien’s small-town tale has a continental flavour to it

O’Brien’s small-town tale has a continental flavour to it

Edna O’Brien seeks to understand those capable of committing audacious atrocities

Flautist Miriam Kaczor wins Freemasons’ award of €5,000

Flautist Miriam Kaczor wins Freemasons’ award of €5,000

'Miriam has been an exceptional talent for a considerable time'

Film: Farrell on form in quirky drama

Film: Farrell on form in quirky drama

The Lobster is the new film from writer and director Yorgos Lanthimos

The latest Hondas arrive in Ireland

The latest Hondas arrive in Ireland

The new Jazz has even more passenger and boot space than before

An indulgently brilliant new Lexus GS F

An indulgently brilliant new Lexus GS F

There’s a new sports saloon on the way for those who appreciate the finer automotive things in life

3 wines to try, buy and put by

3 wines to try, buy and put by

Grisham takes few risks with expertly-crafted thriller

Grisham takes few risks with expertly-crafted thriller

Fiction; Rogue Lawyer; By John Grisham; Hodder & Stoughton, ; €26.60

Bite size

Bite size

This Bray burger bar is Boxing clever

This Bray burger bar is Boxing clever

We ate well and plentifully for a very reasonable outlay

Craftsmanship rescues Faulks’s latest from tedium

Craftsmanship rescues Faulks’s latest from tedium

Fiction; Where My Heart UsedTo Beat; By Sebastian Faulks; Hutchinson, €19

An unsuccessful attempt to bring a vivid story to life

An unsuccessful attempt to bring a vivid story to life

Sadly, unlike its heroine, Circling The Sun never really takes off

Everyone knows it’s Windy

Everyone knows it’s Windy

From dizzying skyscrapers to top-notch museums, the Windy City of Chicago has it all