Monthly Archive: November 2008

When we were orphans

When we were orphans by

ISBN: 057120516x ; Other Reviews The narrator of this book, Christopher Banks, is a renowned detective in the 1930’s. One of England’s most famous detectives. Yet one case has always troubled him; the disappearance of his parents from their home in...

Max Payne dir. John Moore

Max Payne dir. by

I knew going to see this film that I’d be disappointed. Was a big fan of the game but I’d heard negative things about this film. Often when that happens you go to the cinema with your bucket of popcorn and...

W.

W. dir. by

This is an odd sort of a film. I mean, it clearly isn’t meant to be full of praise for George W. Bush. But at the same time it is almost gentle in its treatment of him. Presenting him as a...

also

also

I know I coulda edited that last post, but look, two posts from me in the same day. Truly this is a momentous occasion. Anyways, if you were wondering The analysis indicates that the author of http://www.susanhatedliterature.net is of the type:...

Oh happy day

Oh happy day

Peoples, prepare for some rejoicing, for I have wonderful news. That’s right. I am giving you reason to head out and party on this slightly chilly November morning. Are you ready for this spectacular event? It really is great news. Because,...

Catch-up

Catch-up

Okay, so lately what have I been up to[1] Well let me see. Last night I went to see The Sick and Indigent Song Club, they play every Monday in the Ha’Penny Bridge Inn. And tis free in[2] One of the...

Money is more important than health

Money is more important than health

I meant to write about the withdrawal of the HPV vaccination when I heard mention of it on TV3 yesterday, or the day before. But I forgot about it. Luckily Ginger Pixel reminded me, and alerted me to an interesting idea....

The Hero and the Crown

The Hero and the Crown by

She could not remember a time when she had not known the story; she had grown up knowing it.

Aerin is the only child of the king of Damar, yet she has never really been accepted there. The story of her mother, witchwoman who enspelled her father, has left her untrusted. Especially by the sol, the aristocracy. But slowly she finds a role and a place for herself. And in the end she is the one who becomes:”(this is not really a spoiler. Cause it is a YA fantasy novel. How do you really expect it to end?)”: both inspiration and legend.

The Gunslinger

The Gunslinger by

ISBN: 0340829753 Book 1 of The Dark Tower series. Read for the RIP III Challenge This is the first book in King’s seven book series, The Dark Tower, which I’ve been meaning to get started on for a good while now....