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Note: this article contains plot details and spoilers. Moonraker by Ian Fleming Moonraker is a story of one man's war ...
Monday, 16 May 2011
Note: this article contains plot details and spoilers. The Adventure of the Norwood Builder "I am sure that they are only waiting for the warrant to arrest me. It will break my ...
Tuesday, 10 August 2010
... round here.' An instant afterwards there appeared a little wizened fellow with a cringing manner and a shambling style of walking. He wore an open jacket, with a splotch of tar on the sleeve, a red-and-black ...
Saturday, 27 March 2010
... qu’il m’affirmait ne pas perdre son temps à Hampstead, j’ignorais tout ce qu’il complotait. Enfin, un soir de tempête, il revint de sa dernière expédition, se débarrassa de son déguisement, se tint ...
Thursday, 18 March 2010
... il m’était impossible de démêler s’il s’agissait d’une manie ou d’un complot, et si l’homme était un philanthrope, ou un scélérat. Quant à Holmes, il demeurait silencieux des heures entières, ...
Thursday, 18 March 2010
... upon the sofa and tried to interest myself in a yellow-backed novel. The puny plot of the story was so thin, however, when compared to the deep mystery through which we were groping, and ...
Thursday, 18 March 2010
... be drawn from The Lost Symbol is something not easy to judge. The weakest element of the novel is the plot which is sufficient only to support a short story. Dan Brown fills in the ...
Thursday, 22 October 2009
Note: this article contains plot details and spoilers. Unexpected Twists in the Sherlock Holmes Short Stories The Sherlock Holmes short stories sometimes have truly unexpected twist ...
Thursday, 22 October 2009
...  Overall 2______ Suspense 3______ Characters 3______ Plot 1______ Audio 2______ Buy from  ...
Friday, 25 September 2009
10. Evelyn Waugh - A Handful of Dust
(Audiobooks/Audiobook Reviews)
... way for deftly written dialogues which carry the story forward - revealing character, moving the plot forward at a fair rate of knots and providing the kind of colour and texture ...
Tuesday, 15 September 2009
11. Daphne du Maurier - The Parasites
(Audiobooks/Audiobook Reviews)
... 3______ Plot 3______ Audio 4______ Buy from Audible Own it? Rate it!  ...
Saturday, 05 September 2009
12. George Eliot - Middlemarch
(Audiobooks/Audiobook Reviews)
... this!" In the second half of the novel something changes. The characters take wing, the plot powers along like a boulder rolling downhill. The chapters fly past and there is much less  ...
Tuesday, 25 August 2009
13. Agatha Christie - After the Funeral
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Audio Books)
...  interesting characters, but too full of the standard fare of murder mystery novels to be highly original and with an elaborate plot leading to an implausible resolution.  ...
Tuesday, 18 August 2009
14. Agatha Christie's Audiobook - And Then There Were None
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Audio Books)
... murderer and the unmasking of motivation shows Christie at her best in bringing together character and plot. Litrev Rating Overall 5______ Suspense 4______ ...
Sunday, 16 August 2009
15. Agatha Christie's Audiobook - And Then There Were None
(Recommendations/Recommeded Audiobooks)
... murderer and the unmasking of motivation shows Christie at her best in bringing together character and plot. Litrev Rating Overall 5______ Suspense 4______ ...
Sunday, 16 August 2009
16. Daphne du Maurier - Rebecca
(Recommendations/Recommeded Audiobooks)
...  Published by Cover to Cover and read by Anna Masey Litrev Rating Overall 5______ Suspense 5______ Characters 5______ Plot ...
Monday, 03 August 2009
...  Suspense 3______ Characters 5______ Plot 1______ Audio 5______ Own it? Rate it!  ...
Monday, 13 July 2009
... to the fore. The plot of the novel is decent enough - in fact very good, but the real genius in the story is the intensely personal, yet brilliantly disguised motive ...
Friday, 02 January 2009
19. Agatha Christie - The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Audio Books)
... spite of this and some striking imagery, the novel doesn't live up to expectations. A good plot for a short story, perhaps, but not enough to sustain a novel.  ...
Friday, 02 January 2009
20. Agatha Christie - At Bertram's Hotel - Full Review
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Full Reviews)
... - too mundane and too real to be real in a fiction novel - and some are decidedly larger than life. Both types are essential to the plot, which is both bizarre and original. ...
Tuesday, 30 December 2008
21. Agatha Christie - At Bertram's Hotel - Full Review
(Recommendations/Recommeded Audiobooks)
... real to be real in a fiction novel - and some are decidedly larger than life. Both types are essential to the plot, which is both bizarre and original. As for Stephanie Cole's reading ...
Tuesday, 30 December 2008
22. Agatha Christie - Death Comes as the End - Full Review
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Full Reviews)
Wednesday, 24 December 2008
23. Agatha Christie - A Murder is Announced - Full Review
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Full Reviews)
... from listening to her voice alone. The story itself is extremely well planned and executed. The plot is something of  ...
Saturday, 20 December 2008
24. Agatha Christie - Death in the Clouds - Full Review
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Full Reviews)
... read with a superb plot, and read excellently by the talented Hugh Fraser. Litrev rating 4 / 5  ...
Wednesday, 10 December 2008
25. Agatha Christie - Sad Cypress - Full Review
(Recommendations/Recommeded Audiobooks)
... sown. Peace of mind undermined indefinitely. Sad Cypress has an ingenious plot, but is so easy to follow that the solution must be cloaked in the most expertly wrought of ambiguities ...
Wednesday, 10 December 2008
26. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Full Review
(Recommendations/Recommeded Audiobooks)
... then the plot and its various subplots are even more expertly put together. The sense of a scarcely explained but profoundly important background to the events related in the story ...
Tuesday, 09 December 2008
27. Agatha Christie - Taken at the Flood
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Audio Books)
... murder mystery with a significant romantic element. The story has a fabulously complex plot but relies too greatly, at the level of detail, on unguessable motivations and ...
Monday, 08 December 2008
28. Agatha Christie - Taken at the Flood - Full Review
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Full Reviews)
... well executed murder mystery with a gripping start, but which is dulled by a lack of admirable personalities and marred by a revolting romantic sub-plot.  ...
Monday, 08 December 2008
29. Agatha Christie - Sad Cypress
(Recommendations/Recommeded Audiobooks)
... greed. The novel triumphs on all levels with a brilliant plot, tight narrative, and believeable dialogue and personalities. The story commences with a poison-pen letter ...
Monday, 08 December 2008
30. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Full Review
(Audiobooks/Harry Potter Audio Book)
... of the Harry Potter novels. The style of writing is brave, ambitious. In substance, the plot is equally daring. There are problems too. A very unfortunate use of ...
Tuesday, 02 December 2008
31. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Full Review
(Audiobooks/Harry Potter Audio Book)
... greatly because of this. Litrev Rating Overall 3______ Suspense 4______ Characters 3______ Plot 3______  ...
Tuesday, 18 November 2008
32. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Full Review
(Audiobooks/Harry Potter Audio Book)
... expose a great slice of the plot of the novel and the result is that Order of the Phoenix lacks the same sense of mystery and suspense that seasons Goblet of Fire and Prisoner of Azkaban.  ...
Wednesday, 12 November 2008
33. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - Full Review
(Audiobooks/Harry Potter Audio Book)
... Rowling uses in her story, two seem to stand out as being unusually helpful in both narration and plotting - that scar, that connection between Potter and Voldemort is one. It allows the ...
Wednesday, 05 November 2008
34. JK Rowling - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
(Recommendations/Recommeded Audiobooks)
...  Litrev Rating Overall 5______ Suspense 5______ Characters 5______ Plot 5______ Audio 5______  ...
Tuesday, 21 October 2008
35. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
(Audiobooks/Harry Potter Audio Book)
... tension and conflict. The story has a first rate plot, a completely unexpected conclusion - well maybe not completely unexpected - and gets there with a tremendous combination of ...
Saturday, 11 October 2008
36. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
(Audiobooks/Harry Potter Audio Book)
... destroy his family. With a strong plot, good narration, and plenty of action, Chamber of Secrets is a gripping novel with a cast of characters to admire, ...
Wednesday, 01 October 2008
37. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - Full Review
(Audiobooks/Harry Potter Audio Book)
... school - the talented but decidedly sinister Salazar Slytherin. Around this myth JK Rowling builds a series of carefully interwoven plots involving a number of characters ...
Wednesday, 01 October 2008
38. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - Full Review
(Audiobooks/Harry Potter Audio Book)
... the magical inventions - inventions that Rowling is so good at dreaming up - to create a plot which is strongly dependent on magical tools and techniques in its resolution, but which is nonetheless ...
Wednesday, 01 October 2008
39. JK Rowling - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
(Audiobooks/Harry Potter Audio Book)
... novel series. The book’s well written narrative and rich dialogue are underpinned by an intelligent and complex plot. The central theme of the book is that of the fight between good ...
Sunday, 28 September 2008
40. Agatha Christie - The ABC Murders
(Recommendations/Recommeded Audiobooks)
... 5______ Suspense 5______ Characters 5______ Plot 5______ Audio 5______ Own it? Rate it!  ...
Monday, 11 August 2008
41. Graham Greene - The Third Man
(Recommendations/Recommeded Audiobooks)
... to emerge. The Third Man is a book with an exceptionally well constructed plot, excellent dialogue and characters who seem more real than mere inventions of a talented writer.  ...
Monday, 21 July 2008
42. Ian Fleming - James Bond - Moonraker
(Recommendations/Recommeded Audiobooks)
Moonraker by Ian Fleming UPDATE: This article is a summary review which doesn't discuss plot in any depth. A fuller analysis of ...
Thursday, 17 July 2008
43. Dame Daphne du Maurier
(People/Writers)
... a considerable alteration to plot.     The short story, the Birds also received the Hitchcock treatment and remains even today one of the great director’s best known ...
Wednesday, 25 June 2008
44. Dame Agatha Christie
(People/Writers)
... and entertaining on film.       A Bevy of Suspicious Characters Unfortunately the plots of Christie’s novels can sometimes become separated from commonsense ...
Wednesday, 25 June 2008
45. Mrs McGinty’s Dead Full Review
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Full Reviews)
...  Christie’s plotting is initially weak and inconsistent, with bothersome omissions and a lack of mystery, drama or urgency. This is rectified towards the end, with the main plot  ...
Thursday, 19 June 2008
46. Agatha Christie - Dumb Witness
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Audio Books)
... be about to strike again.   Christie disappoints with a lack of attention to detail in some aspects of the plot, but this is more than made up for by the book's delightful characters and entertaining ...
Thursday, 19 June 2008
47. James Bond - Devil May Care
(Books/Book Reviews)
... What is his psychology? What makes him tick? A good plot, a strong narrative, a very human James Bond combined with the usual Bond theme of the struggle between good and evil make this novel engaging ...
Thursday, 19 June 2008
48. Devil May Care Full Review
(Audiobooks/Audiobook Reviews)
...  But is it a success? Absolutely. The writing, plot, characters and scenarios all combine pleasantly to bring to mind Ian Fleming’s novels. Where the novel disappoints is in its ability to provide ...
Thursday, 19 June 2008
... and "Following the Qun" plot quests which will be near the end of the Act.Car enfin, les risques d'offenser sont plus grands dans un milieu o les cultures, les religions et les orientations sexuelles sont ...
Monday, 05 October 2015
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Friday, 10 January 2014
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