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Insomnia: The Review

Director: Christopher Nolan
Cast: Al Pacino, Robin Williams, Hilary Swank, Martin Donovan, Maura Tierney
Plot: Two cops, Dormer (Pacino) and his partner, are sent to Alaska to investigate the murder of a young girl, also keeping them out of the way on an Internal Affairs investigation. 979 more words

Reviews From The Past

Ruth Rendell (1930-2015) and the meaning of exclusion

 

Ruth Rendell, L’Analphabète, Paris, Librairie des Champs-Élysées (Le Masque no 1532, 1978 ) new translation, 1995

Ruth Rendell, who passed away yesterday, was not only  one of the most distinguished English crime fiction authors, the impeccable writer of more than 60 best selling books  (25 of them featuring Inspector Wexford – often presented as a British Maigret-  and 14  written under the pen-name Barbara Vine).    496 more words

Series

Agatha Christie's Original French Editions

 

Les Sept Cadrans (The Seventh Dials Mystery, 1929) Cover by A. Masson, Le Masque, 44, 1929

Le Secret de Chimneys (The Secret of Chimneys… 174 more words

AHRC

Detective Story #7 — In Other Words

My first thought was that she had made a mistake.

She walked into my office at 9:30 on a Tuesday morning but she was dressed for a Saturday night. 1,750 more words

Fragments From A Writing Desk

A Day In The Life As Seen By Philip Marlowe: A Poem

A Day In The Life As Seen By Philip Marlowe: A Poem

They say if life hands you lemons
then make lemonade
However that philosophy only works if you’ve also got sugar and water on hand… 325 more words

Poetry