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The Big Caper (1957)

I don’t mix pleasure with business.”

Not always riding the range, Rory Calhoun stars here as a not so hardened criminal in the employ of father figure, James Gregory. 783 more words

Daily Take

Bookish selfie...

A snapshot of my reading week in quotes…

….Through the wattle fence Gregor saw Stepan getting ready. Aksinia, bedecked in a green woollen skirt, led out his horse. 819 more words

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It’s April 1964, Hitler is still in power and Germany rules Europe. A body is pulled from a lake and Xavier March is the detective assigned to the case. 100 more words


A Thrilling Book about Conclave?- 'Conclave' by Robert Harris Review

I was super excited when I got the email from the library telling me that this was available to borrow as the story sounded interesting and totally up my alley. 588 more words

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Book Review: Pompeii by Robert Harris

Spoiler alert, the volcano erupts at the end.

Harris has a knack for crafting quick paced clever and gripping thrillers and this is no exception. Marcus Antillus has been sent from Rome to be the chief engineer of the Aqua Augusta, the aquaduct which provides the towns around Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius. 333 more words


Robert Harris--"Munich, 1938" (Harper's, January 2018)

SOUNDTRACK: RHEOSTATICS-Massey Hall, Toronto, ON (March 30 2007).

This was the very last Rheostatics show ever.   Well, for eight years.  But it was supposed to be the very last one.  3,027 more words


Day 1193: Pompeii

I was just as short way into Pompeii when I realized I had read it before, probably when it first came out. Leave it to Robert Harris to make a page turner out of a story that everyone knows the end to. 230 more words