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13 Minutes ~ Book Review

13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough

Illustrated by: N/A

Series: N/A

Published: February 18th 2016, Gollancz

Edition: Paperback

Length: 405 pages

Narrated By: N/A

Genre: YA Fiction, Contemporary, Horror, Thriller, Mystery… 441 more words


13 Minutes | In Theatres March 17th, 2017

During Hitler’s anniversary speech on November 8, 1939, a man is arrested on the Swiss border for possession of suspicious objects. Just minutes later, a bomb explodes in the Munich Bürgerbräukeller, immediately behind the Führer’s lectern, killing eight people.The man is Georg Elser (Christian Friedel), a carpenter from Königsbronn in the Swabia region.When a map of the site of the assault and detonators are found on him, he is sent to the head of the Criminal Police in the Reichssicherheitshauptamt,Arthur Nebe (Burghart Klaussner) and the head of the Gestapo, Heinrich Müller (Johann von Bülow) to be questioned. 162 more words


Tidbit Tuesday - 13 Minutes

I have decided to start a new ‘thing’ on the blog for the year (we’ll see how long it lasts) where I post a ‘tidbit’ or ‘teaser’ from whatever I’m reading that week. 231 more words


The First Trailer For '13 MINUTES'

Check out the first trailer that Sony Pictures Classics has been released for World War II film, 13 MINUTES which can be seen down below! 39 more words


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. 528 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