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Burying Brian by Steven Pirie (book review).

February 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Burying Brian by Steven Pirie	(book review).

Humour is a very transitory thing and each of us have a different idea of what we find funny. Our tastes change as we get older. Visual humour can be reasonably universal. Whether we want to, be all tend to laugh at the pratt-all, partly out of embarrassment, partly because we are glad it wasn’t […]

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Game of Thrones goes cold in Iceland.

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Game of Thrones goes cold in Iceland.

HBO’s Game of Thrones TV series sets up shop in Iceland to film the locations for ‘beyond the wall’. I wonder if they met any white walkers? Or trolls? Or Nordic gods? Or Captain America frozen in the ice? The possibilities are endless! Here’s the behind the scenes shoot from the series – put your […]

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Dodger by Terry Pratchett (book review).

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Dodger by Terry Pratchett (book review).

Taken from the cover: ‘Dodger is a tosher – a sewer scavenger living in the squalor of Dickensian London. He used to know his future; it involved a lot of brick-lined tunnels and plenty of filth. But when he rescues a young girl from a beating, things start to get really messy.’ The book’s dedication […]

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Fathom by Cheri Priest (book review).

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Fathom by Cheri Priest (book review).

Nia goes to stay with her cousin Bernice, hoping for a summer of fun but what she finds changes her life forever. After a sudden violent event, both women are altered, used by creatures of legend as tools in their ongoing battle. Bernice is dragged to the ocean depths by Arahab, who wants to wake […]

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The Minority Council by Kate Griffin (book review).

January 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Minority Council by Kate Griffin (book review).

How well do you know the city you live in? Most of us have a good idea what our neighbourhood looks like and various routes to and from work, shops and meeting places with friends. Local newspapers might give a flavour of the rest of the city and the people who live there, but our […]

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Spooks: Slither’s Tale (The Wardstone Chronicles book 11) by Joseph Delaney (book review).

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Spooks: Slither’s Tale (The Wardstone Chronicles book 11) by Joseph Delaney (book review).

Let us begin with a little bit of numerology, ‘Slither’s Tale’ is the eleventh volume of ‘The Wardstone Chronicles’. It can also be counted as the series’ second book not told by Tom Ward after volume nine, ‘I Am Grimalkin’, and the first book in the series which takes place far north of the Spook-protected […]

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The Confessions of Dorian Gray (cd review).

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The Confessions of Dorian Gray (cd review).

1. This World Our Hell written by David Llewellyn Dorian goes to meet an old friend and encounters evil. We are introduced to Dorian Gray. Not a fictional character as Oscar Wilde has led the world to believe but a living, breathing, beautiful man who keeps his painting secreted in the attic as he continues […]

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Warcraft movie’s new king… Duncan Jones.

January 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
Warcraft movie’s new king… Duncan Jones.

Confirming his involvement in the new Warcraft film (Legendary Pictures: 2015), Duncan Jones has just tweeted that, “So the gauntlet was thrown down ages ago: Can you make a proper MOVIE of a video game. I’ve always said its possible. Got to DO it now!” He did a fine job on Source Code, and his […]

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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (book review).

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The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (book review).

Le Cirque des Rêves (Circus Of Dreams) is a circus like no other, appearing overnight with no announcements and leaving again one day with no warning. It is a place of wonder, with rare delights to challenge your senses and indulge your fantasies. Behind the scenes, the circus is also the setting for a magical […]

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Hands Of Isis by Jo Graham (book review).

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Hands Of Isis by Jo Graham (book review).

Charmian and Iras are half-sisters and handmaidens to Cleopatra, one of the most powerful women in the ancient world. Through Charmian’s eyes, we journey through Cleopatra’s life, from when she was a child right through to her death. This journey takes us throughout Ancient Egypt to the developing Roman Empire, meeting Julius Caesar, Marcus Antonius, […]

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