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Happy Birthday, Archie

My annual tribute to one of my favorite fictional characters (if not my all-time favorite). I really need to update/expand this a bit, but this isn’t the year for it. 599 more words



Fer-de-Lance by Rex Stout (1886 – 1975) was first published in 1934. It is the first in the Nero Wolfe detective series. I have two copies of this novel:  the 1984 Bantam paperback and the 1968 (3rd printing) of the Pyramid paperback. 901 more words



Passear por Lisboa, enganar-me no caminho e desembocar  num bairro onde ainda há tascas, uma sociedade recreativa, música e pessoas a conversar dentro e fora de portas. 54 more words


Why I Like Reading Raymond Chandler

I probably read Chandler years ago. It must have been like tasting a very special whiskey blend too strong for the inexperienced to appreciate, for I fell into a stupor and do not remember it at all now. 1,356 more words

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