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A quote to remember (perhaps not by heart)

Perhaps my favourite character description I’ve ever read:

“He was a middle-aged child that had never shed its baby fat, though some gifted tailor had almost succeeded in camouflaging his plump and spankable bottom. 111 more words

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote portrays a non fictional story about the murder of 6. While investigating more about the murder mystery that left many shaken and broken due to the sudden murder in a quite and peaceful town, Holcomb, Capote not only ended up getting close to the citizens of Holcomb but also the murderer(s) of the Clutter family, Perry and Richard, mostly known as Dick, during the time he was interviewing or rather investigating them regarding what had gone down that night.

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Man Booker Longlist 2016 - 1

Well, my prognostication post could not have been more wrong! Not to worry. Here is the real thing. First up:

Hystopia by David Means. This is his first novel, though there are several other writings, mostly collections of short stories, so it is not strictly a debut piece. 480 more words

Breakfast at Tiffany's: Play Review

The play opens with Holly Golightly walking up to a storefront in a black gown with the Manhattan skyline behind her. She sings a couple of heartfelt lines of Moon River before slinking away. 108 more words


Review Round Up...Breakfast at Tiffany's, Theatre Royal Haymarket

Truman Capote’s classic story is once again brought to the stage, with Pixie Lott starring as Holly Golightly. Is it worth a watch? Or is the story lost on stage?  362 more words

A Belated Enchantment

Recently I have been ‘coerced’ (in a good way, though) to watch the works of the lovely Audrey Hepburn, whom I have only been vaguely acquainted with before this. 427 more words