Edward Hardwicke

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Halloween Bingo 2017: Update 3, Part 2 — Catching up on Reviews

  The “bingo” squares and books read:      My Square Markers and “Virgin” Bingo Card: “Virgin” card posted for ease of tracking and comparison. Black Kitty: Read but not called Black Vignette: Called but not read Black Kitty in Black Vignette: Read and Called Black Kitty Center Square: Read = Called Current Status of […]

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Literature Reviews

Various Authors: Murder Most Foul

This is a collection of eight short stories by different authors, read with great aplomb by five well-known British actors.  It starts of with Bluebeard’s Bath by Margery Allingham — read by Patrick Malahide –, a “non-Campion” twist on the black widow trope (the twist being, as the title implies, that here it’s a black […]

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Movies Reviews

GRANADA TV / ITV: SHERLOCK HOLMES

London’s Only “Consulting Detective” In his foreword to Bantam’s Sherlock Holmes: The Complete Novels and Stories, Loren Estleman called the relationship between Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson literature’s warmest, most symbiotic and most timeless: rightfully so. Not surprisingly, literary and film history is littered with adaptations of Arthur Conan Doyle‘s tales and Holmes pastiches (using […]

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