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message 1: by MJ (last edited Sep 18, 2012 10:08AM) (new)

MJ Nicholls (mjnicholls) | 211 comments Brilliant British pasticheur, translator and novelist. I have read almost all his fiction, apart from his Peter Pan sequel. The non-fiction books about cinema are harder to find, esp. the DFW-approved Flickers, so I may rest on the fiction.


Alice through the Needle's Eye (1984)
Peter Pan and the Only Children (1987)
The Holy Innocents (1988)
Love and Death on Long Island (1990)
The Death of the Author (1992)
The Key of the Tower (1997)
A Closed Book (1999)
The Dreamers (2003)
Buenas Noches, Buenos Aires (2003)
The Act of Roger Murgatroyd (2006)
A Mysterious Affair of Style (2007)
And Then There Was No One (2009)


A Night at the Pictures (with Nick Roddick) (1985)
Myths & Memories (1986)
Hollywood's Vietnam (1981)
The Postmodernist Always Rings Twice (1992)
Wonder Tales: Six French Stories of Enchantment (editor with Marina Warner) (1995)
Flickers (1995)
Surfing the Zeitgeist (1997)
Movies (editor) (1999)
The Real Tadzio (2001)


Letters by François Truffaut (1990) (also editor)
A Void by Georges Perec (1994) — winner of the Scott Moncrieff Translation Prize
Zazie in the Metro by Raymond Queneau (2000) (introduction)

message 2: by Moira (last edited Sep 18, 2012 03:38AM) (new)

Moira Russell (the_red_shoes) | 43 comments YAY.

Wait, DFW read Adair? Nice!

Vietnam on Film looks really interesting.

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Ian "Marvin" Graye Two words: Eva Green.

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MJ Nicholls (mjnicholls) | 211 comments Ian wrote: "Two words: Eva Green."

Two words: Oh yes.

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