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Mr. Standfast
This novel concludes what I think of as the original Hannay trilogy, which sees our hero through the course of the first world war, or the Great War a...more
Feb 22, 2012
Feb 21, 2012
The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: The Giant Rat of Sumatra
This is a good mystery novel, but not a consistently authentic Holmes pastiche; there are a few little nuances to the portrayal of Holmes that don't r...more
Mar 07, 2012
Mar 06, 2012
Walt Disney's Donald Duck: Lost in the Andes (The Carl Barks Library, #7)
I'm thrilled that Fantagraphics is reproducing all of Carl Barks's Duck family stories in these handsome, durable hardbound editions. I've tended to r...more
Mar 12, 2012
Mar 13, 2012
A Face Like Glass
This book was just RIDICULOUSLY good.

It's a stark dystopia, an exploration of how facial expression can determine our interactions, how we perceive e...more
Nov 05, 2013
Nov 04, 2013
The Dancing Floor (Sir Edward Leithen, #3)
This is an expanded version of a short story, first published in 1914, called 'Basilissa'. I've read it in a volume of Buchan's weird fiction publishe...more
May 05, 2013
May 04, 2013
The Python Project
Quite an exciting book, starts off as a case of possible insurance fraud, spirals into a high-stakes cold war drama. Very much a relic of an earlier t...more
Jan 26, 2014
Jan 26, 2014
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