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The Field of the Cloth of Gold

Staff Review: The Field of the Cloth of Gold

Reviewed by Ester In 2005 I walked past a book store (not the ABC ) and saw a book cover I was very intrigued by (see right: Three to See the King).  I walked in and bought the book without …

Kick-Ass 3 - Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.

Review: Kick-Ass 3 – Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr.

Reviewed by Michael Minneboo With Kick-Ass 3, the saga of the teenage real-life superhero Kick-Ass and the even younger but more badass Hit-Girl comes to a close. It’s a smart and worthy finale to one of the best original series …

Young Orson - Patrick McGiligan

Review: Young Orson – Patrick McGilligan

Reviewed by Dennis Menard The subject, the brilliant Orson Welles, is fascinating in itself. Though Patrick McGilligan’s writing style is a bit of “a dry do,” it is informative. And the “dryness” can perhaps be excused. For as Jack Webb, …

Almost Forgotten Crime

Almost Forgotten Crime Classics

By Amsterdam’s Crime Fiction Buyer Jilles (With apologies from your Blogmistress because this post is looong overdue.  Due to the very hectic December month there was very little time for proper blogging – as you might have noticed – and …