ISBN: 9780552555869 I never thought I’d have a story worth telling, at least not one about me. I grabbed this at work, while wondering if I should catalogue it as a children’s book or as a Young Adult. In the … Continue reading
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.
After the excitement of the last episode it seems that Timon has refound religion as this episode begins with him and his brother praying at Temple. I do wonder will this last But there isn’t too much time to think … Continue reading
Grizzled old veteran teaches impudent new pup how to be a rescue swimmer.And that is about it. But if that was all I said it’d make for a pretty short review, so I’ll just bullshit away here for a few … Continue reading
Michael Collins is frequently cited as the originator of modern urban terrorism. The British characterised his Squad as ‘the murder gang’ and had they knowingly captured members of of the Squad they would almost certainly have exectued them.
Irish history is full of revolutionaries and failed rebellions, of informers giving information to the English, and spies infiltrating Irish organisations. Michael Collins recognised the importance of the intelligence network and so in 1919 he formulated a plan to blind the eyes of Dublin Castle by ensuring that the police force were as terrorised and demoralised as possible. Continue reading
Book #1 The Soldier Son ISBN: 0007196148 RobinHobb.com I remember well the first time I saw the magic of the plainspeople I’m a big fan of Hobb’s Fittz books, so I was looking forward to this coming out in paperback. … Continue reading
If you’ve seen any trailers for this film you might be tempted to think of it as this year’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. It isn’t. First of all it isn’t quite as good, but secondly the story is very different. … Continue reading
22 July 2004
Cast: Ben Walker, Clive Mantle, Jason Connery, John Abineri, Judi Trot, Kane Mason, Mark Ryan, Massimiliano Andrighetto, Michael Praed, Nathaniel Lindsay, Nickolas Grace, Peter Llewllyn Williams, Phil Rose, Philip Jackson, Ray Winstone, Robert Adie, Robert Pattinson, Scott Ryan
Genre: historical fiction
Setting: Britain - Normans, England
I don’t know if I actually remember this from when it was originally shown on RTE, or if it was repeats. Then again, the last series, the third, was made in 1985. I was six then, so it is entirely … Continue reading
ISBN: 0552149411By my count this is the 28th Discworld novel, although if you include the “Younger Readers’” discworld books then you get 30. So take your pick, I don’t think it really makes much of a difference what number it … Continue reading