Somewhere amongst the shadowy stacks and the many basements of the British library, something is very much amiss – and we’re not talking late returns here. 93 more words
Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson‘s London theatre production Ghost Stories was one of those I constantly tempted myself with, but never was quite brave enough to head inside the theatre. 209 more words
Ghost Stories is about Professor Phillip Goodman (Andy Nyman), a sceptic that embarks upon a terror filled quest. A quest that leads him to a long lost file containing details of three cases of inexplicable ‘hauntings…’ 43 more words
I just removed 32 books from my “To Blog About” List. 32. Most of these were re-reads, and a good number of them were audiobooks. For the most part, with the audiobooks, I’ve written something on the text version and have nothing really to add other than a comment or two on the narration — and there are only so many ways I can say that George Guidall has really grown on me (and I can’t imagine anyone else doing the Walt Longmire books now), or Kobna Holdbrook-Smith is the perfect match for Peter Grant, or that Lorelei King and Luke Daniels just blew me away with their work. 143 more words
The combination of Ben Aaronvitch’s witty, observant, compassionate prose with Kobna Holdbrook-Smith’s nuanced narration is irresistible.
For most of the book, I listened with a smile on my face as Peter Grant shares his views on people, architecture, policing and music while navigating another well-constructed plot that weaves magic, history, location and the strengths and weaknesses of human nature into a compelling story. 188 more words