The Book of Ash, By James Flint, State of Fear, By Michael Crichton, The Diary of Ma Yan, Edited by Pierre Haski, The Transformation of Ireland 1900-2000

6th August, 2005

The Book of Ash, By James Flint Penguin, €11.65

Beginning as a family story with a dark satirical twist, this novel spirals outward into a paranoiac's dream. Cooper is a computer geek working at an American nuclear research base in England. He is unaware of the dark side to his job until a mysterious canister filled with ash is sent to him from America. If it is not an anthrax hoax,could it be the ashes...

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