Month: July 2017

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Donna Tartt – American writer, the author of the novels The Secret History, The Little Friend, and The Goldfinch. Tartt won the WH Smith Literary Award for The Little Friend in 2003 and the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for The Goldfinch in 2014. Anna Paquin – [2009] Pamela Hanson ” Reading Nooks Book Nooks Cozy Nook Stack Of Books Heavens My Life Bookstores Libraries Book Lovers i must find this location See more "May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re...

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Genre Grandeur – Shadow Of A Doubt (1943) – Rhyme And Reason

For this month’s first review for Genre Grandeur – Film Noir Movies, here’s a review of Shadow of a Doubt (1943) by SG of Rhyme and Reason Thanks again to Ghezal of Ghezal Plus Movies for choosing this month’s genre. Next month’s Genre has been chosen by Gavin of Mini Media Reviews and he has chosen the genre of Revenge Movies. Films in which a person or persons are wronged in some way and exact an, hopefully disproportionate, amount of revenge or retribution! Please get me your submissions by the 25th of Aug by sending them to Try...

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Literary Biography

New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1901. Hardcover. 2 vols. 8vo. Very good+ in red cloth covered boards with gitlt title to spine. RLS monogram on cover. Edges sharp. Previous owner’s book plate to front paste downs of both volumes and writing in pencil to front free end page of volume I. Includes frontis portraits with tissue guard in both volumes. Bright gilt top-edge, other edges untrimmed. Literary Biography. LITBIO/1153. Very Good+. More Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1985. Hardcover. Nearly fine red cloth with black & gilt tilte lable to spine; 8vo. Pristine interior with 20 B/W illustrations...

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Edgelands In Fiction: Works On The Wild Side

From blasted heath to Yorkshire moor, the whole island of Ireland to ghost estates, Annemarie Neary traces the evolution of the wilderness in fiction Annemarie Neary: the financial crash of 2008 offered a surprising gift to the writer on the edge of every town Wild places have hosted literary psychodramas ever since Lear took to the heath. The buttoned-up Victorians loved a wilderness – the wilder the better. These places were an essential attribute of the Gothic, the terrain of the unquiet soul. Dante Gabriel Rossetti referred to the moors above Haworth, to paraphrase him slightly, as “Hell…(with) English...

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3 Bizarre Soviet Projects Straight Out Of A Science Fiction Novel

The Cold War prompted scientists to come up with some pretty extraordinary weapons and gadgets to keep the USSR on top of the U.S. Some were successful, some were not, and others were damn right bizarre. Below are a selection of the best. Many scientists believe all talk of climate changing weapons is completely groundless. Source: Vladimir Astapkovich/RIA Novosti Soviet scientists weren’t short of revolutionary ideas – but putting them into practice was another thing altogether. As the Cold War tightened its grip, many potential projects were hatched (successfully and unsuccessfully) in a bid to get one up on...

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