With irritable, first-rate novels like Against the Country and After Birth, 2015 has proven itself something of “the year of the literary rant,” so it checks out that one of the best books of the Halloween season (and it is a “season” in publishing) is a breathless, 800-page complaint against “the cupidity and institutionalized hypocrisy” of Victorian England’s ruling elite. 723 more words
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After 15 years of research, the director of Withnail and I believes he has cracked the most enduring mystery in British criminal history.
‘I honestly think,’ Bruce Robinson says, ‘I’ve nailed the horrible f***er.’ He points to the photograph on the desk.120 more words
When a stranger bummed a cigarette from Jessica Molnar to merely crumple it up before her eyes, the Regina woman was fuming.
By the time her unusual encounter with Bruce Robinson was over, she had given him her entire, nearly full pack of cigarettes, which he crushed. 491 more words