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The Marrying Kind dir. by

The Marrying Kind dir George Cukor

In the domestic courts it is time for Keefer vs Keefer. But the various arguments carry on until it is six o’clock and the presiding judge calls a halt. She wants to reconvene at nine the next morning, but before everyone leaves she decides to have a sit down with the two parties; Florence and Chet. She asks them how

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Wolf at the door by

Wolf at the door by J Damask

The Jan Xu Adventures : book 1 Jan Xu’s sister is coming home. It should be a reason to celebrate. They were very close when they were younger, but then Marianne left, headed to London to study law and Jan has seen her in years. Marianne didn’t even come home when Jan got married, or had her two daughters. And

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Wool by

Wool by Hugh Howey

Read for the Not just for Stormtroopers sci-fi challenge & for Carl’s Science Fiction Experience. For generations people have lived in the silo, the only look at the outside they get is on the screens. But the cameras are outsides, and over time they get dirty, the screens are obscured and blurry. But to go outside is to die. Those

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Julie of the wolves by

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Received free from NetGalley Written in 1972 this is the story of Miyax, whose English name is Julie, and her attempt to run away to San Fransicso. When the story begins she is alone in the wilderness. A nearby wolf-pack give her hope that maybe she can survive and she attempts to communicate with them. Initially they prove disinterested in

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Son of heaven by

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9781848875258 #1 in the Chung Kuoseries A thin layer of mist wreathed the meadows all the way to reeds that traced the meandering path of the river. It is the year 2064, twenty years or so since The Collapse, which saw society almost wiped out. People are living subsistence lives. In England Jake has learned to get by without technology,

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The Reader [based on the book by] by dir. by

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based on book, Der Vorleser. In Germany, 1958, Michael Berg is feeling unwell. He wanders through the streets for a while before almost collapsing in the entrance to an apartment block. He vomits. A passing woman helps him out. She cleans up after him and helps get him home. It turns out that he has scarlet fever and remains bed-ridden

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The Gunslinger by

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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. It is labelled as a fantasy series, but with King you always[1] get some form of horror. And for

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Memory and Dream by

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ISBN: 0330339591 Once Upon a Time Challenge ; More reviews Katherine Mulley had been dead for five years and two months, the morning Isabelle received the letter from her. I’ve read a few of De Lint’s books in recent years (and how old does typing that make me feel) but I think this may be my favourite so far. It

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Moonlight 1.01 dir. by

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Look, this is a new series with a vampire detective, so I hereby promise that there will be many and varied references to how much I miss Angel[1] but it does have Jason Dohring, so I’m keeping an open mind. As always with my telly recaps, beware of spoilers, cause they won’t be hidden. Linknotes: cause I really really do.

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Letters from Iwo Jima dir. by

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based on the book Picture Letters from Commander in Chief by Tadamichi Kuribayashi, Tsuyoko YoshidoI’m not sure what I was really expecting from this film; but I know I didn’t get it. The companion film to Eastwood’s Flag’s of our Fathers, this tells the story of the battle for Iwo Jima from the Japanese perspective. The story begins with the

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That’s not even a plot dir. by

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Last episode of season 2 of Lost was on last night. And can I just say that this has to be the most pointless telly watching I have ever done. I don’t like the characters. Even Charlie is annoying at this stage. I despise Jack with his “leadership issues”. Kate is a moany cow who thinks she is tough but

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