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The Ghost Bride
The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo

Li Lan is seventeen. Her mother died of smallpox when she was very young, her father was so scarred by […]

Drood
Drood by Dan Simmons

by Dan Simmons

On the 9th of June, 1865, ten passengers were killed when a train crashed at Staplehurst. Among the passengers who survived the disaster was the novelist Charles Dickens. Meeting his friend, Wilkie Collins, soon afterwards Dickens describes a strange individual he came across at the site of the crash. This man, Drood, is to drag both Dickens and Collins into the depths of Victorian London’s criminal and poverty stricken underbelly. Will he also lead to murder and insanity?

Sherlock Holmes

Based on books by Arthur Conan Doyle IMDb ; Sherlock Holmes Guy Ritchie’s re-imagining of Sherlock Holmes is quite a […]