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Books Read in 1988

Following on from last month’s Books Read in 1987. The total for the year is up to 115, and there seem to be rather a lot of art and poetry books in the mix, the latter mainly because I had … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – Horns

Out later this month and based on the Joe Hill novel, which I haven’t read. Not sure if I like the cut of its jib or not.

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Thoughts for a Tuesday #10

ITEM: The Russian mystic Gurdjieff thought that transcendence could be achieved through work and repetitive actions, and so set his disciples to digging ditches and then filling them back in. I believe I achieved a similar satori last week when mowing … Continue reading

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Filler content with books about films

A couple of reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #35:- THE BOOK(S) OF THE FILM Auteur Publishing continue the good work of giving serious critical attention to significant horror films with two more slim volumes in their Devil’s Advocate … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – Boston Tea Party

Mr Harvey has the mic:- Only I wish they’d left it at the first version.

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Filler content with knots Italian style

A review that originally appeared in The Third Alternative #41:- THE MASTER OF KNOTS by MASSIMO CARLOTTO Orion hb, 184pp, £12.99                                                       http://www.orionbooks.co.uk This is the second outing for Alligator (real name, Marco), a former convict and blues singer who now … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – Annabelle

This is out next month, perhaps with Halloween in mind. It’s a prequel to The Conjuring, which was a decent jump movie. I find dolls creepy. Almost as bad as teddy bears.

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