Book reviews

rogue heroes

Book of the week: SAS: Rogue Heroes

Barney White-Spunner is swept along by this riveting account of the renowned special fighting force—the individuals as well as their actions.

Outlandish Knight By Minoo Dinshaw (Allen Lane, £30)

Book of the week: Outlandish Knight

A new biography of Steven Runciman delves beyond the gossip to shed new light on a fascinating and complex personality, says Barnaby Rogerson.

Queen Bees

Book of the week: Queen Bees

This new book casts a spotlight on the women who led English Society at the beginning of the last century, says Martin Williams.