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British Books Challenge 2017

I utterly failed at reading at least one ‘classic’ a month in 2016 – I read a couple and didn’t hate them but the desire to pick up more faltered and faded away as the year went on. 401 more words


13 Minutes (2015) dir. Oliver Hirschbiegel

This film is carried by the sheer magnetism of Christian Friedel. He is utterly believable as Georg Elser- skilled craftsmen, good-natured and passionate partner, patriotic German and almost-successful assassin of Hitler save for thirteen minutes. 261 more words


Movie Reviews: German Films – Kino/16

One of my favourite film festivals in Hong Kong is Kino, the German film festival that is hosted each year by the Goethe-Institut. Their selection of films is always topical and thought-provoking, and this year is no exception. 1,246 more words


13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough - spoiler free review


I was sent, through Netgalley, 13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough in return for a spoiler free review. I like reading mystery novels because I find that they force me to think a lot more than a contemporary novel would. 426 more words


13 Minutes Review (e-ARC)

Book: 13 Minutes

Author: Sarah Pinborough

Published By: Gollancz

Expected Publication: 14th July 2016

Format: e-book

I received this book for free via Netgalley, this in no way affected my opinion of the book. 1,654 more words


Sampler Round Up #1

As part of the YALC stands, lots of Samplers were being given away. I’m going to read all the ones I picked up (a lot, a good job they are only a fifteen or so pages long for the most part!) and do short round ups of what I think of the stories, whether I would pick the book up etc. 679 more words


13 Minutes - A Teenager Thriller for Everyone

13 minutes by Sarah Pinborough is a young adult murder mystery thriller with a twist – the victim is still alive.  After being found floating in a river in the early hours of the morning and being clinically dead for 13 minutes, Tasha Howland is revived but has no memory of what happened to her.  127 more words