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posted a Quick Tip about Texasville. Monday
Texasville
It would add to the enjoyment of this book if the reader watched the movie before or after this book.
reviewed Texasville. Monday
Texasville
Texasville" is the sequel to "The Last Picture Show" and the book the author wrote after "Lonesome Dove."      The story picks up 30 years after the events …
reviewed Midnight in Europe. August 09
Midnight in Europe
The reader witnesses pre war II and the Spanish Civil War.  Set in 1938, the reader learns about the fascists of National Spain fighting against the Spanish Republic.      Christian …
reviewed March: A Novel. September 30, 2013
March
    Ask me what book influenced my life the most, and I'll answer unhesitatingly: Lousia May Alcott's Little Women.  I got it for Christmas when I was in Grade Two, and began reading …
reviewed Masquerade (Korean film). July 08, 2013
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Masquerade
“Masquerade” (aka. Gwanghae: The Man Who Became King) is a film based on a real king during the Joseon era. The film is currently the 4th highest grossing Korean film of all time and has earned …
reviewed Masquerade (Korean film). June 12, 2013
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Masquerade
   The rags-to-royalty story has been done to death.  Still, every now and then, an aspiring actor or actress comes along with the right script and voila!  The past is made new again.  …
reviewed The Remains of the Day. May 10, 2013
Ishiguro's Remains of the Day
To be a positive contributor to society and the important issues that flow within it, is something, for the most part, that people yearn to be. They want to offer the best of themselves-their talents, …
reviewed March: A Novel. April 03, 2013
March
As a reader and a reviewer I will confess that I was biased against the genre of historical fiction, for my image or conveyance of it was of a gothic castle, a beautiful damsel in distress and a clichéd …
reviewed Schindler's List (book). December 08, 2012
Schindler's Ark
Every one who is serious about life and movies has already seen Spielberg's classic film--seemingly every one but me, that is.  I have resisted tearing off the scab of recent history and horror.  …
reviewed The Charlemagne Pursuit: A Novel. November 24, 2012
The Charlemagne Pursuit: A Novel
Cotton Malone wants to learn more about how his father died. He knows that his father was the captain of an experimental sub that went down in Antarctica with all aboard.      …
reviewed The Rule of Four. November 17, 2012
The Rule of Four
Tom Sullivan is about to graduate from Princeton. He has an obsession inherited from his father, about the book, "Hyperotomachie Polyphile" which was published in 1499. Tom's father's …
reviewed Cold Mountain. November 11, 2012
Cold Mountain
When I started Cold Mountain I wasn't entirely sure how much I might like it (full disclosure:  I have not yet seen the movie version starring Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, and Renee Zellwegger).  …
reviewed The Hot Country. October 02, 2012
The Hot Country
In 1914 newspaper war correspondent Christopher Marlowe Cobb "Kit" goes to Mexico to report on that country's civil war.      President Huerta took over the presidency …
posted a Quick Tip about Edge of Dark Water. September 30, 2012
Edge of Dark Water
Along the trip down the Sabine River, the characters meet a family who have become hobos due to the Great Depression in Oklahoma. It would be good if the reader checked the history of this before reading …
reviewed Edge of Dark Water. September 30, 2012
Edge of Dark Water
May Lynn was an attractive sixteen-year-old with dreams of going to Hollywood.      One day a few of her friends are fishing and pull her body from their nets in the Sabine River in …
reviewed Texasville. September 18, 2012
Texasville
"Texasville" is the sequel to "The Last Picture Show."  Many years have gone by and the young characters from "The Last Picture Show," are now middle aged. The town …
reviewed Tragic Ground. September 04, 2012
Tragic Ground
Dusting off the top of  "Tragic Ground" I found a novel that was interesting to re-read.      "Tragic Ground" is an example of the naturalistic style of American …
The Book of Blood and Shadow by Robin Wasserman
At 3% I was already in love with the "razor-sharp wit" of the characters. This is the kind of language and characters that I like and, when I find them, I just don't want to the book to …
reviewed Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. August 29, 2012
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
In 1866, there are a number of sightings of an unexplained object in the ocean. Some of these sightings are far apart from one another. When no other explanation is given, some think that this …
reviewed Empire of the Sun. August 24, 2012
Empire of the Sun
"Empire of the Sun," is a semi-autobiographical novel of when J. G. Ballard was at the Lunghua Interment Camp, as a boy, during WWII.      The story opens when the protagonist, …
reviewed Early Autumn. August 23, 2012
Early Autumn
Life for society women in the 1920s had its own constraints, the image of "family" was stronger than "self" as was the idea of a woman's freedom.      In "Early …
reviewed White Heat. July 13, 2012
White Heat
P.I. Duke Rogers gets the address for what he's been told is a missing classmate. He gives the address to a new client and the next day learns that the missing classmate was a TV actress and the client, …
reviewed A Passion Denied. December 06, 2011
A Passion Denied
It's the Roaring 20's and Elizabeth, or Lizzie as she goes by now, is all grown up. She has changed her look to accentuate the fact that she is a woman now, not a little girl - bobbed her hair, figure …
reviewed The Book of Lies: A Novel. November 23, 2011
The Book of Lies: A Novel
You know how you see those really bad movies late at night? The ones with little to no plot, horrible acting, mortifying scripts but, you just can't help yourself? You have to watch it. That's …
reviewed The Technologists. November 23, 2011
The Technologists
In April 1868, a number of ships in Boston Harbor have their instruments fail simultaneously, ships crash together, creating panic and great damage. Officials want to turn the investigation to the Harbor …
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