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8 Millones de Maneras de Morir adaptada a novela gráfica por John K. Snyder III

Publicada en 1982 -y quinta en la saga de Matthew Scudder-, 8 Millones de Maneras de Morir de Lawrence Block fue adaptada al formato novela gráfica, trabajo llevado a cabo por John K. 112 more words


I'll Take Your Part*

Classic and Golden Age crime fiction includes quite a few ‘gentleman detectives’ such as Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot. And it can be expensive to hire them. 1,009 more words

Agatha Christie

Quote for Today: Lawrence Block

One aspect of serendipity to bear in mind is that you have to be looking for something in order to find something else.
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Quote For Today

The Girl With the Long Green Heart, by Lawrence Block

Discovering the Hard Case Crime imprint has led me toward the early work of a few widely-known crime authors, including those of Lawrence Block. I’ve found the early Block novels variable in quality, but usually interesting for the characters and plot devices that show up later in his Scudder titles. 940 more words


Sinner Man, by Lawrence Block

The last book I reviewed reached a sort of philosophical climax when the two major protagonists, father and son, confronted each other about their willingness, as Emperors of their people, to commit evil acts in service of the greater good. 1,364 more words


365 days, 365 short stories - 1/1/18-1/6/18

My goal is to read 365 stories in 2018. Opening week, I stayed on track!

This week I read the following:

1/1/18: “Merrick,” by Ben Boulden… 439 more words

Arthur Conan Doyle

2017: The Reading Year

After my attempt in 2016 to read a century of books, I decided this year to reduce the target to a more manageable 80. Still over a book a week, but with a little more breathing space to wade into some longer books. 798 more words

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