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Recently, I’ve been in an audiobook craze. Not that this is incredibly unusual, but the flame has been reignited with LibriVox and Audible. The first to start of the show was “Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline. 302 more words

A. R. McDivitt

I Would Be The Priest

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Fourth Wall.”

Fourth Wall

You get to spend a day inside your favorite movie. Tell us which one it is — and what happens to you while you’re there.

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Château d'If, Marseille

Château d’If is the European Alcatraz. Situated not far from the Old Port in Marseille (I recall we went with the boat for 20 min), this famous fortress was the setting of the well known adventure novel “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas. 204 more words

Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas was born on this day in 1802(-1870). He was a French writer who was born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie. His works, including… 22 more words


Books that Influenced The Novel

This last week I have been pretty ill, curled up, in pain, on top of my covers as it’s been bloody hot. Aside from wondering at how much longer this could last, if the doctors at A&E had missed something, if I would make it to Sunday, I started thinking about the various pieces of fiction that have influenced my current novel. 534 more words


“Book v Movie – The Count of Monte Cristo”

I really like the 2002 movie version of Alexandre Dumas’ 1844 French classic, “The Count of Monte Cristo”. It has wonderfully talented and admirable actors; the plot is sensational, filled with twists, revenge, sword fights, love, death, treasure, pirates and forgiveness. 191 more words


The Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas

Revenge is a dish best served cold as the saying goes. In the case of The count of Monte Cristo, the dish was served ice cold!   519 more words

Historical Fiction