Tagged: addiction

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This was my book club’s choice for May. I had heard about it before that and had meant to read it but hadn’t gotten around to...

Mayhem by

Added to Mount TBR in March 2018 – I came across this book as it was longlisted for the 2018 Wellcome Book Prize. It sounded interesting...

Half Nelson dir. by

An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret. Dunne (Gosling)...

This side of brightness by

In the early 1900s New York’s subway was in the process of being excavated. Working as sandhog was decent enough money, but it was dangerous work....

Zoo City by

Read for the Not just for Stormtroopers sci-fi challenge & for Carl’s Science Fiction Experience. Zinzi December finds lost things. That’s her shavi, the gift she...

Flashback by

It is the year 2036 and the world is in ruins. The United States of America, in particular, is one of those once-great countries that have...

Mr. Brooks dir. by

This film I really, really enjoyed, but the problem is that if I say too much about it I might ruin it for you. So, in brief, Costner plays earl Brooks, a ceramic maker. A big name in the business community. But Mr. Brooks has another side to him; he likes to kill. He believes himself addicted to murder, and every now and then he falls off the wagon and his alter-ego, Marshall, gets what he wants, a murder. But on his most recent outing he makes a bad mistake and gets photographed at the scene. He know has to deal with the photographer as well as his own family issues.

No present like time by

ISBN: 0575077980 – Infinity Plus review January 2020 On this soft night I followed the Moren River valley, flying back to the Castle, hearing the chimes...