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The Years of My Life ~ 1949: The Third Man ~ Graham Greene

It seems ridiculous to say that until now I had neither read The Third Man nor seen the Carol Reed film, which, like the book, appeared in 1949.   893 more words

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Audiobook review: The End of the Affair by Graham Greene, performed by Colin Firth

My Rating: 5 Stars!!

Book & Author: The end of the affair/ Graham Greene

Audiobook narration: Colin Firth on Audible

Genre: Fiction/Philosophical

Oh, I loved this audiobook so much. 511 more words

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Weep for Egypt


The government has censored hundreds of websites and drafted a law regulating internet activities which, among other things, would make the ‘illegitimate trading of ideas’ 1,225 more words


The Cotswold Region

I have always wanted to visit the Cotswolds and see the gardens, cobblestones and thatched roof cottages. We did one better – we rented an enchanting cottage that must have been built 200 years ago. 347 more words


Stuck on Crab Key Island with ... Robert Rakison

This week’s castaway is Robert ‘Raki’ Rakison. He is a lifelong aficionado of the spy genre, particularly Ian Fleming and James Bond. He said:

‘I was brought up on Buchan, Rider Haggard, Conan Doyle, Kipling, Tolkien and Dumas. 1,845 more words

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Our Man in Havana

Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene

A friend of mine plonked a pile of books onto his dining room table as we were leaving his house as his “book recommendation”.   309 more words

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Review: Our Man in Havanna by Graham Greene

Why, what a jolly good jape this novel turned out to be. Most excellent. Plenty of action but all good clean fun – a couple of ladies of the night but no mention of any how’s-your-father. 596 more words

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