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Professor Moriarty: The Hound of the D'Urbervilles
4.10
Typically enjoyable romp through Vicotoriana - both literary and historical - by Newman. Owes a serious tip of the hat to the Flashman novels, but tha ...more
May 03, 2012
Apr 16, 2012
 
Cogan's Trade
3.55
Flat-out brilliant. A lean and hungry hunting dog of a book. One of the finest crime novels I've ever read.
Oct 11, 2012
Oct 08, 2012
 
Story: Style, Structure, Substance, and the Principles of Screenwriting
4.20
An incredibly robust and useful guide to narrative fiction. While McKee's principals are not the be-all and end-all of writing, it helps to know the r ...more
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Feb 19, 2012
 
Fury: Peacemaker
3.37
The usual gritty WWII fun from Ennis, but his relentless hard-on for the SAS means that Nick Fury is a supporting character in his own story.
May 15, 2012
May 15, 2012
 
Crooked Little Vein
3.82
Uneven, characterless, and largely redundant remixing of a handful of internet memes. Low on the intended shock value, and high on self indulgence.
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Feb 20, 2012
 
A Scanner Darkly
4.03
Just finished listening to the unabridged audiobook, read by Paul Giamatti, having read the novel previously. Giamatti's voice work brings out not onl ...more
Apr 09, 2014
Apr 09, 2014
 
Flicker
4.01
AKA: Liam Dunn, the book.
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Feb 19, 2012
 
Not Bad For A Human
4.20
Not bad. Occasionally it becomes something of a laundry list of B movie roles, and there are some glaring omissions - Victor Salva's sex crime convict ...more
Aug 16, 2012
Jul 30, 2012
 
The Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England
4.06
A solid reference for day to day living and societal mores that eschews the grand sweep of history and the usual militaria to drill down into the nitt ...more
May 18, 2015
Jul 13, 2014
 
The Deep Blue Good-By (Travis McGee #1)
3.92
A book that, as a stand-alone thriller, doesn't quite make the grade as an all-time classic, but works extremely well as a tone-setter for an ongoing ...more
May 14, 2015
Mar 27, 2015
 
It's Too Late to Die Young Now
3.75
Interesting enough memoir of rock journalism in '90s Britain.
Jun 25, 2014
Jun 25, 2014
 
Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner
4.28
Indispensible.
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Feb 19, 2012
 
Christopher Walken A to Z: The Man, the Movies, the Legend
3.95
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Apr 02, 2012
 
Dispatches
4.23
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Feb 19, 2012
 
If I Die in a Combat Zone: Box Me Up and Ship Me Home
3.94
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Mar 02, 2012
 
Desperation
3.76
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Feb 19, 2012
 
The Green Mile
4.39
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Feb 19, 2012
 
Neverwhere
4.16
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Mar 04, 2012
 
Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday The 13th
4.49
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Apr 02, 2012
 
The Silence of the Lambs  (Hannibal Lecter, #2)
4.07
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Feb 19, 2012
 
A Drink Before the War (Kenzie & Gennaro, #1)
3.97
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Feb 20, 2012
 
The Cold Six Thousand (Underworld USA #2)
3.98
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Feb 19, 2012
 
Relic (Pendergast, #1)
3.99
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Feb 19, 2012
 
The Invisibles, Vol. 1: Say You Want a Revolution
3.96
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Feb 20, 2012
 
Doom Patrol, Vol. 1: Crawling from the Wreckage
4.06
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Mar 02, 2012
 
All-Star Superman, Vol. 1
4.06
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Mar 02, 2012
 
The Invisibles, Vol. 4: Bloody Hell in America
4.18
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Apr 02, 2012
 
Transmetropolitan, Vol. 1: Back on the Street (Transmetropolitan, #1)
4.22
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Feb 19, 2012
 
A Clockwork Orange
3.96
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Feb 19, 2012
 
Junky
3.84
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Mar 02, 2012
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