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High Citadel: A Thriller Master at his Best

Desmond Bagley was once an extremely well known author thanks to his incredible skill at creating intricately plotted, realistic and distinctive thrillers by the dozen. However today he is coming dangerously close to being forgotten. This is a real shame … Continue reading

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Why I Love… Dr Syn

For those who haven’t heard of him Dr Christopher Syn, otherwise known as the Scarecrow, is a vicar… and a former pirate… and a master smuggler. He was created by Russell Thorndike and appeared in 7 novels, 3 films, 2 … Continue reading

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Peaky Blinders Season Two Finale

This is a somewhat (by about 2 weeks) belated article on the finale of BBC2’s excellent Peaky Blinders Series 2. The following does contain a few spoilers so if you’re planning to watch it I’d wait till you seen it … Continue reading

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Kraftidioten- In order of Dissapearance Review

My local cinema is running its annual film festival. Normally I try to avoid the place at this time because they undoubtedly air a series of crappy French art-house dramas. However this year, flicking through the pamphlet, a particular Scandinavian … Continue reading

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Dr No book review

Dr No is my favourite James Bond book; not by much, but enough to make it superior even among a superior series. I honestly don’t know what it is about it that I like so much but for some reason … Continue reading

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The Best Superhero TV Series ever?

I’ve recently discovered the CW series Arrow. So far I’m on the 15th episode and it’s fair to say that I’m hooked. If you like the dark knight trilogy, as I did, then I think it’s pretty certain you’ll like … Continue reading

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James Bond: The Comic

I love comics, well most comics at any rate. I also love James Bond. So obviously a James Bond comic would be pretty great. It turns out I wasn’t the only one who’d had this thought and back in the … Continue reading

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Blofeld’s Return?

With Bond film number 24 now on the horizon the endlessly debated question that crops up whenever a new Bond film is announced returns, who will be the villain? Of course, in all likelihood a new and unusual villain will … Continue reading

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You Only Live Twice Review

You Only Live Twice review First of all You Only Live Twice is my least favourite “conventional” Bond novel. The second half of the book is alright but the first half is utterly, deathly dull. While I respect and genuinely … Continue reading

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Paul Temple- an introduction

Paul Temple Unusually for my posts this isn’t going to be a review. Instead the intention for this is to offer a brief introduction to those unfortunate people out there who have never heard of Paul Temple. Paul Temple is … Continue reading

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