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Confessions of a Bookaholic

Sometimes it ‘s just way too easy to click home books from a website. You just press a few buttons (‘add to cart’ – ‘proceed to checkout’ – ‘pay with invoice’) and they’re on their way to your door… Yeah, Bitchy (book-itchy) Fingers – it’s a disease. 294 more words


The Men Who Explain Miracles - Episode 4 (part 3): The top 5 locked room mysteries of all time?

It is with great joy that I announce that the third podcast episode of myself and JJ’s deconstructed look at the so called top 15 locked room mysteries of all time, is online for your listening pleasure. 113 more words

Locked Room Mysteries

What's a Symbol? (Allegory Pt 1)

Many people seem to have a hard time understanding what makes an allegory different than a symbol. 

I’ve done some research and I think I’ve found an easily understandable answer. 319 more words


The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux

       Deep in the cellars of the Paris Opera House lies a house on a lake, laden with traps, and inhibited by a hideous Phantom. The Phantom of the Opera is possibly one of the most well-known musicals of all time, and the book that inspired it remains a classic. 439 more words


The Phantom's Love

             This was the first time I read this classical novel, “The Phantom of the Opera”. Honestly I was not quite familiar with the story except that the masked man is the main guy here known as the “phantom” or the “Opera Ghost”. 879 more words

Classical Novels

The Phantom of the Opera (1925) - reviewed by George

This is supposed to be a classic film, but I guess it was a lot more classic in 1925 than it is now. There are parts that are slow compared to today’s standards for horror thrillers, and that just made me conclude it is too long. 572 more words