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Fresh work from an old hand chills the blood

Fresh work from an old hand chills the blood

Jackson’s voice and preoccupations have never wavered, no matter what she is writing about

Catering for the gourmet skier

Catering for the gourmet skier

Foodie skiers are spoiled for choice as more and more resorts provide culinary events to complement the physical exertions

Much derring-do from the king of the airport thrillers

Much derring-do from the king of the airport thrillers

While the Outsider contains more dramatic incidents than some of his bestselling thrillers, Forsyth insists it is not an autobiography

Kissinger as philosophical idealist? Perhaps not

Kissinger as philosophical idealist? Perhaps not

Any biography of Kissinger ought to be compelling. That it’s not is rather disappointing

A convincing retread of Stieg Larsson’s hallowed steps

A convincing retread of Stieg Larsson’s hallowed steps

David Lagercrantz is the latest writer to inhabit the characters of a literary forebear, in this case the work of Stieg Larsson

Balmain boost  for H&M

Balmain boost for H&M

Balmain's collaboration with H&M is living up to the hype with sharp new looks for men and women

Irish Chamber Orchestra set for tour of four cities in US

Irish Chamber Orchestra set for tour of four cities in US

Their music agenda of works by Haydn, Bartok and Bach will take in venues in California, Colorado and New Mexico

Insider Trading

Insider Trading

Like it, want it, covet it: Ruth O’Connor is our style insider

Music academy to showcase its many talents

Music academy to showcase its many talents

The academy is also forging relationships with eminent music establishments for a special 1916 commemorative project.

First Person

First Person

Paul McGinley Golfer and businessman, Dublin

Fun for all the family

Fun for all the family

The resurgence in the family ski trip is as sure a sign as any that Ireland has turned a corner on the recession

Bite size

Bite size

If you’re planning on doing some pre-Halloween baking with the kids, these apple and pear puff parcels are an easy option

Carluccio’s Irish outpost is a mixed bag

Carluccio’s Irish outpost is a mixed bag

It’s a very good price for what is a pretty large amount of food, The lasagne, however, was surprisingly poor

Plush and peaceful in Val d’Isère

Plush and peaceful in Val d’Isère

Want a lavish, but super-relaxed, ski holiday where everything is laid on? Susan Mitchell found all she had to do was ski

Blanc generation

Blanc generation

Chamonix is a picturesque ski town offering gorgeous vistas of Mont Blanc and plenty more to those with deep wallets