Fiction

11 Scintillating Films Based On Stephen King Stories

March 6, 2013
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If you’re a fan of classic horror films, or maybe prison stories, chances are you’ve seen some of Stephen King’s work immortalized on the big screen. While 11 films aren’t nearly enough to showcase his extensive work, we’re picking the creme de la creme, the cream of the crop, the best of the best. Here…

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5 Stephen King Books for the Uninitiated

March 4, 2013
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There are way too many Stephen King stories you can enjoy and eventually grow to love. But for those of you who haven’t yet delved into King’s phenomenal mind, these are five books you will thoroughly enjoy. Who knows? Maybe you’ll find yourself a new favourite author. cheap Wedding Dresses This is one of King’s…

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6 Actors Who Have Played Sherlock Holmes

March 4, 2013
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6 Actors Who Have Played Sherlock Holmes

When it comes to literary figures who have had screen avatars, there are few who have had as many as the legendary occupant of 221B Baker Street. A number of actors, some illustrious, others less so have tried their hands at being the most famous detective in literature with varying levels of success. Here in…

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Book Review: One Shot by Lee Child

March 1, 2013
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In a building in  an Indiana city, a sniper meticulously prepares himself. And guns down five people in the street, missing just one shot. The police investigate and track down a person towards whom the evidence points. It is an open and shut case, so strong is the evidence against the man. He, however, insists…

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Jack Reacher

March 1, 2013
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He is back. The man with the Holmesian sense of deduction and muscles like Arnie. There are few characters in the history of popular fiction like Jack Reacher, the former military policeman with a penchant of stumbling into–and sorting out–trouble.  Not surprising when you look at his skill set.

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Pride and Prejudice: 7 Books That Also Tell The Story

March 1, 2013
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She may be the latest author to add to the Pride and Prejudice saga, but PD James is certainly not the first. In fact, more than a hundred books have been written around the Elizabeth Bennet and Fitzwilliam Darcy. Here’s a look at a seven of the best: 1. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth…

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Review Round Up: The Racketeer by John Grisham

March 1, 2013
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He has been unusually prolific of late (this is his fourth book since 2010) and also showing a penchant for moving beyond the legal thriller genre that most people identify him with. In the racketeer, however, he is back in the legal thrill business, as he takes the reader into the mystery surrounding the death…

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6 Scandinavian Thriller Authors To Check Out (Apart From Stieg Larsson)

March 1, 2013
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Stieg Larsson might have made thriller lovers turn their attention to the Scandinavian region with his ‘Millennium Series’ but he certainly is not the only author to have come from thence (and unfortunately wrote only three major titles). Indeed Sweden, Norway and Finland have produced a fair crop of thriller writers, many of them as…

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5 Must-Read Books By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, That Don’t Feature Sherlock Holmes

March 1, 2013
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He may be best known as the creator of the legendary Sherlock Holmes, but Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was also a master story teller who wrote a number of books on other subjects. In fact, he even ‘killed’ Holmes for a while to be able to do so. And five of his best  ‘non-Holmesian’ books…

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Quotable Quotes: Thus Spake Jack Reacher

February 28, 2013
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He is a man of few words (and lots of thought. And action), but when Jack Reacher DOES speak, you would do well to keep a pen and paper handy.  Because he can come up with sensational quotes. Sample these: 1.  “I have to warn you. I promised my mother, a long time ago. She…

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