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BOOK TO SCREEN: The Lord of the Rings

I was off work last Friday with an immovable neck, and since I couldn’t do anything useful, I sat down and watched the extended DVD editions of Peter Jackson’s The Fellowship of the Ring and The Return of the King … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Sophie’s Turn – Nicky Wells

(self-published e-book 2011) Sophie is a journalist, more-or-less happily engaged to Tim, an accountant, when she meets up with members of the former rock band Tusk. In her late teens, we discover, Sophie had had a huge crush on the … Continue reading

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New style

I’ve changed my blog theme again to something that better reflects what I’m posting about, and which, hopefully, is easy to read and navigate. I also wanted to have main post text that was a little larger, and that was … Continue reading

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Reading other book blogs

Reading other people’s blogs about books is fatal! Since I started blogging properly (posting regularly and trying to review every book read) last year, I’ve been reading more of other people’s book blogs. Some people are crazy prolific, it seems … Continue reading

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2010 in review

I was surprised to get this stats review from WordPress yesterday, and thought I’d post it. The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog … Continue reading

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C. J. Sansom’s Tudor mysteries

Dissolution / Dark Fire / Sovereign – C. J. Sansom These are a trilogy of Tudor-set detective novels which provide a vivid and thrilling glimpse into England during the 1530s and 1540s, during the later part of the reign of … Continue reading

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First post

Well, here goes for another attempt at blogging. We’ll see if I manage to update any more regularly than last time! The main purpose of this blog will be to review books, and occasionally post about other things if I … Continue reading

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