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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
... who enjoys the unique pleasure of reading well wrought short tales. The final story of the series - "The Adventure of the Second Stain" - a delightfully playful sprint which manages to squeeze ...
Tuesday, 10 August 2010
...  "'And now I come to the most surprising part of my story, my dear son. The seamen had hauled the fore-yard aback during the rising, but now as we left them they brought it square again, and as there ...
Saturday, 27 March 2010
CHARLES AUGUSTUS MILVERTON Arthur Conan Doyle Introduction An engaging tale with shades of Old World chivalry mixed with Wild West action. The story begins with ...
Thursday, 18 March 2010
The Adventure of the Copper Beeches Arthur Conan Doyle Introduction An entertaining adventure story with a touch of the gruesome ...
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
... leading-edge theoretical science, which is found throughout the story, went way over my head, the religious and artistic symbolism which also features strongly throughout, was more engrossing and digestible. ...
Thursday, 22 October 2009
... prior to the conclusion and which nonetheless leads to a major shift in the direction of the story. These twists sometimes provide clues which lead to the solution, sometimes they expose  ...
Thursday, 22 October 2009
... subsequent to the close of the story. The lovers marry and have plenty of children - of course, but we also want to know what happened to the kindly aunt who helped them through their troubles. And we ...
Friday, 25 September 2009
10. Evelyn Waugh - A Handful of Dust
(Audiobooks/Audiobook Reviews)
... well established families. The landscape in which the story is set - early 1930s England / landed aristocracy / town houses and country manor - is a rich field for satire and  ...
Tuesday, 15 September 2009
11. Daphne du Maurier - The Parasites
(Audiobooks/Audiobook Reviews)
... is an account of just how Charles - who is an outsider in the telling of the story - came to the decision to marry his contemptibly shallow wife. And what insights and strains ...
Saturday, 05 September 2009
12. Agatha Christie's Audiobook - And Then There Were None
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Audio Books)
... Boys, but after that, the story that follows is unique in character. For comparision, the best match would be the ABC Murders with it's mocking assassin and murders occuring with the  ...
Sunday, 16 August 2009
13. Agatha Christie's Audiobook - And Then There Were None
(Recommendations/Recommeded Audiobooks)
... Boys, but after that, the story that follows is unique in character. For comparision, the best match would be the ABC Murders with it's mocking assassin and murders occuring with the  ...
Sunday, 16 August 2009
... caught his eye as he read through the newspapers. This is the kind of mystery that Poirot can enjoy getting to grips with... A very good short story, ...
Monday, 13 July 2009
... is sadly not enough to support the drama in this novel and though a central character to the story she is frequently discussed only in the background as less central characters come ...
Friday, 02 January 2009
16. 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
17. Agatha Christie - At Bertram's Hotel - Full Review
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Full Reviews)
... with the novel. Christie tries to cram in a heck of a lot in between the two covers of the novel. This gives the story - in its central stretch - a loose and unwound feel ...
Tuesday, 30 December 2008
18. Agatha Christie - At Bertram's Hotel - Full Review
(Recommendations/Recommeded Audiobooks)
... the novel. This gives the story - in its central stretch - a loose and unwound feel - as though one is reading a menu of subplots that might go well together but only if combined skilfully by a master ...
Tuesday, 30 December 2008
19. Agatha Christie - Death Comes as the End - Full Review
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Full Reviews)
Wednesday, 24 December 2008
20. Agatha Christie - Death Comes as the End
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Audio Books)
...  The novel tells the story of the murderous breakdown of a family who find their lives turned upside down after their father brings his concubine to live with them.  ...
Wednesday, 24 December 2008
21. 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
22. Agatha Christie - Death in the Clouds - Full Review
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Full Reviews)
... mystery - a blow-pipe thorn tipped with snake venom. As suggested by the title, the setting is also unusual – a cross channel flight. The story evokes the atmosphere ...
Wednesday, 10 December 2008
23. 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
24. Agatha Christie - Taken at the Flood
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Audio Books)
... she was a widow and her previous husband was dead... wasn’t he... Hercule Poirot cannot avoid coming up against the story of the Cloades, ...
Monday, 08 December 2008
25. Agatha Christie - Taken at the Flood - Full Review
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Full Reviews)
...  This is a Poirot novel and whilst that is often sufficient to produce a reasonably fascinating investigation storyline, in this novel this is not the case.  ...
Monday, 08 December 2008
26. 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
27. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Full Review
(Audiobooks/Harry Potter Audio Book)
...  That said what remains of the novel is impressive. There is not one main storyline, but three. Each intricately interwoven with the others: the two stories of two individuals seeking ...
Tuesday, 02 December 2008
28. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - Full Review
(Audiobooks/Harry Potter Audio Book)
... of three main storylines involving Severus Snape and Draco Malfoy - Harry Potter's least favourite teacher and fellow student at Hogwarts, Horace Slughorn - a dapper professor returning ...
Tuesday, 18 November 2008
29. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Full Review
(Audiobooks/Harry Potter Audio Book)
... Cornelius Fudge's rule that Umbridge comes to symbolize at Hogwarts. The central irony in Umbridge's story at Hogwarts is that her attempts to impose her will lead to ...
Wednesday, 12 November 2008
30. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
(Audiobooks/Harry Potter Audio Book)
...  An excellently crafted romantic storyline involving Harry's crush, Cho Chang fails to provide much of a lift to the overall depressing tone, and Harry's friendship with Ron ...
Wednesday, 12 November 2008
31. 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
32. JK Rowling - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
(Recommendations/Recommeded Audiobooks)
... Fire. The sense of danger and impending trouble is there still at the end. But what a way to get there! The story has some of the best dialogue and most fascinating and revealing clashes ...
Tuesday, 21 October 2008
33. 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
34. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - Full Review
(Audiobooks/Harry Potter Audio Book)
... the novel. No individual’s storyline is particularly impressive, but the way Rowling brings everything together into a coherent whole is very impressive. As with ...
Wednesday, 01 October 2008
35. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - Full Review
(Audiobooks/Harry Potter Audio Book)
... but Trelawney's storyline is quite as fascinating as the other aspects of the novel. The problem with the Dementors and Black is hard to pin down, but there isn't quite the ...
Wednesday, 01 October 2008
36. Ian Fleming - James Bond - Moonraker
(Recommendations/Recommeded Audiobooks)
... the story is available if you are looking for a discussion of plot and characters. Can a man survive horrendous injuries during a war and despite this recover enough to achieve ...
Thursday, 17 July 2008
37. JK Rowling
(People/Writers)
...  That same evening she began writing the story of a young boy of somewhat dishevelled appearance who doesn't realize that he is in fact a wizard.   Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone ...
Thursday, 10 July 2008
38. 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
39. Dame Agatha Christie
(People/Writers)
... makes a debut in The Mysterious Affair at Styles. Supposedly a retired detective at the time the story is set (World War I), there is nothing that attests to his popularity with the reading public better ...
Wednesday, 25 June 2008
40. Agatha Christie - Passenger to Frankfurt
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Audio Books)
... era in which the story is set (the revolutionary late 60s) combine to make this a poor show.      ...
Thursday, 19 June 2008
41. The Clocks
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Audio Books)
... improbables for the story line to be truly gripping.   Sadly too, Poirot makes his appearance fairly late on in the story, and without his graceful side-kick, Hastings.   A reasonable murder ...
Thursday, 19 June 2008
42. Peril at End House
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Audio Books)
Peril at End House by Agatha Christie Can Poirot Stop an Ingenious Enemy?   Peril at End House is a 'Wow' kind of story. It has amazing characters, a wonderful and memorable ...
Thursday, 19 June 2008
43. Mrs McGinty’s Dead Full Review
(Audiobooks/Agatha Christie Full Reviews)
Mrs McGinty’s Dead - Full Review by Agatha Christie The talented Hugh Fraser reads this decidedly mediocre story, where Agatha Christie  ...
Thursday, 19 June 2008
Blush or Bronzer: When your cheeks are pretty and rosy, and your face is glowing and radiant, you can't help but feel better about yourself.Do some research into the company's history, check out their ...
Wednesday, 07 October 2015
... inklings of balance or neutrality. Instead, as outlined by a story with the network's own website, the hour long show airing tomorrow night has developed in the works well with about a week. James "people" ...
Sunday, 24 August 2014
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