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Doctor Sleep by Stephen King (book review).

October 14, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Doctor Sleep by Stephen King (book review).

It’s not often that a writer revisits a character after 36 years but when Stephen King decided he had more to say about little Danny Torrance, hero of ‘The Shining’, many fans, myself included, rejoiced. Another glimpse into the world of isolated hotels and telekinetic powers through ‘Doctor Sleep’ was always going to be welcomed. […]

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The House Of Rumour by Jake Arnott (book review)

February 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
The House Of Rumour by Jake Arnott (book review)

Stories generally adhere to a set formula. There’s a lead character, a premise, some progress and usually an ending that all flow nicely along in a pattern. It’s worked for a very long time. Tell that to Jake Arnott, who with ‘The House Of Rumour’ has created something different that I doubt 300 words of […]

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The Dirty Streets Of Heaven by Tad Williams (book review).

September 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Dirty Streets Of Heaven by Tad Williams (book review).

Angel detective I hear you say? Sorry to all the Joss Whedon fans out there but the Buffy spin-off show isn’t making a return to television. Instead, we get an eternal battle between heaven and hell that takes a turn for the worse and it’s up to private investigator Bobby Dollar to save the day. […]

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The Woman Who Died A Lot (Thursday Next 7) by Jasper FForde (book review).

September 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Woman Who Died A Lot (Thursday Next 7) by Jasper FForde (book review).

Thursday’s back and just as well. ‘The Woman Who Died A Lot’ sees the return of the heroine from many previous Jasper Fforde adventures. Thursday Next, a Jurisfiction Agent (semi-retired), has enough problems without work on top of it. Her last encounter in ‘One Of Our Thursdays Is Missing’ left her in a bad way. […]

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