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Clouds of witness by

After solving the mystery of Whose Body Lord Peter Wimsey holidays in the wilds of Corsica, but, tiring of the rustic and wanting a bit of luxury he heads to Paris where he gets the shocking news that his brother, the Duke of Denver, has been arrested for murder. And the victim was Denis Cathcart, his sister’s fiancée. Wimsey heads for home straight away, and together with Inspector Parker he begins to investigate what actually happened.

The Winter Long by

An October Daye novel: #8 October Daye has come a long way since Simon Torquill transformed her into a fish….

The Drop [based on the short story] by dir. by

Bob Saginowski (Tom Hardy) works in a bar in Brooklyn. The pub used to belong to his cousin Marv (James…

Gone Girl [based on the book] by dir. by

On the day of her fifth wedding anniversary Amy Dunne disappears. Her husband Nick gets home, a neighbour has spotted…

Late Eclipses by

The fourth October Daye novel. If you haven’t read any of the previous books in this series then this review…

Triptych by

When the aliens came it was nothing like the way science fiction and popular culture had predicted it. There was…

A Wrinkle in the skin by

AKA The Ragged Edge. Read for the 2014 Sci-Fi Experience In the 1960s a wave of earthquakes brings destruction around…

An uncertain place by

Translated by Sian Reynolds. An Inspector Adamsberg novel #6 Adamsberg is in England at a European policing convention, discussing immigration…

The Ballad of the Wayfaring Stranger and the Dead Man’s Whore by

via Metafilter Inspired by classic American murder ballads and folk songs such as In the pines and Knoxville Girl this…

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

based on the true story of Richard Kuklinski. In 1986 Richard Kuklinski was arrested for murder, he worked as a…

Sorry by

translated from the German by Shaun Whiteside. Seeing a couple break-up in public Kris goes over to apologise to the…

The Islanders by

I have no idea what to say about this book. I have no idea what it is all about. But…

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