Tag Archives: Victorian era

REVIEW: Sherlock Holmes (film, 2009)

Directed by: Guy Ritchie I really like Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s short stories and novels about Sherlock Holmes – more famous than his creator – and wasn’t entirely sure I wanted to watch Guy Ritchie’s 2009 film version which takes … Continue reading

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Soulless – Gail Carriger

(Orbit 2009) Book the First of The Parasol Protectorate Miss Alexia Tarabotti suffers under a number of social disadvantages, primarily that she has no soul, but is also a confirmed spinster whose father was Italian. Set in a re-imagined Victorian … Continue reading

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