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jerseyboys

Jersey Boys dir. by

Jersey Boys is based on a musical, based on the life of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Their formation, rise to …

The Owl Service by Alan Garner

The Owl Service by

Alison and Roger have come to Wales on a holiday with their parent and respective step-parent. Roger’s father and Alison’s mother have …

ice palace

The Ice Palace by

Siss is on her way through the dark evening to meet Unn. They have been going to school together ever since Unn …

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X-Men: First Class dir. by

X-Man First ClassCharles Xavier and Eric Lensherr weren’t always the famous Professor X and Magento. This is their origin story, the origin story of the original X-Men. Set in the 1960s with the Cuban Missile crises at boiling point, the pot of tensions is being stirred further by Sebastian Shaw, a mutant who has been doing the rounds since the 1940s. He believes that mutants are the superior race, and that they must destroy the inferior human race in order to take their rightful place as masters of the earth. Lebensraum and all that.

Summer of Night by Dan Simmons

Summer of night by

Read for RIP challenge It is the last day of school at “Old Central”, the building is being decommissioned and after the …

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

The help by

Mae Mobley was born on a early Sunday morning in August, 1960.

The Help of the title refers to the black women domestics who worked all other the southern states, the maids and cleaners who went into the homes of “polite” society and looked after children, cleaned house, cooked, and generally looked after everyone before returning to their own homes to do the same there. Specifically this is about two maids, Aibileen and Minny, who agree to tell the story of their lives to Miss Skeeter, a white woman in her twenties who wants to be a writer.

Default fox is the defaults - Image taken from page 40 of 'Travels in Africa during the years 1875-1878 (1879-1883-1882-1886) ... from The British Library

The Tooth Fairy by

Read for the Once Upon A Time Challenge See also: Author’s Site ; Scooter Chronicles ; SF site ; Tier 3000 I’ve …