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Week 43: Jaws

Author: Peter Benchley
Pages: 311
Days to finish: 4

You know, I didn’t realize until I had finished the book that I didn’t mark a single passage for consideration as a “favourite line”. 271 more words


According to study, humans kill 100,000,000 sharks each year.

What would happen if we stopped? ¬†What would the world be like today if humans had never killed any sharks? I’m sorry, something doesn’t make sense. 112 more words

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Film notes on Jaws

Jaws is a 1975 American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg and based on Peter Benchley‘s… 9,710 more words


When Lost first came onto our TV screens in the UK, 10 years ago, I missed the first few episodes. This was before¬†‘on demand’ and catch up TV, so I decided that I’ll have to wait till the box set comes out before I can start watching. 280 more words


Waiting for The Deep

My friend Lucy just published her first novel, a story called My Little Moray Eel* – a fun and unexpectedly moving romp full of monsters and undersea action. 135 more words


Jaws (1975)

Genre: Drama, Horror

Cast: Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Shaw

Synopsis: An island community popular with tourists is terrorised by a man-eating shark that refuses to go away. 681 more words


Month in Books: August 2014

August has been so busy for me, and I have done very little reading. I’ve been travelling and working and…well, you can just see my meagre list for yourself. 201 more words

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