Monthly Archives: September 2010

Bangkok Haunts

Bangkok Haunts John Burdett Published by Alfred A. Knopf Bangkok Haunts by John Burdett is a fascinating crime novel set in the infamous city of Bangkok in Thailand. The protagonist is Sonchai Jitpleecheep, one of very few honest police officers … Continue reading

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Doc Wilde and the Frogs of Doom

Doc Wilde and the Frogs of Doom Tim Byrd G.P.Putnam’s Sons Doc Wilde and the Frogs of Doom is a children’s adventure story from Tim Byrd. It is an old fashioned romp with all the necessary cast of characters. The … Continue reading

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The Saga of Beowulf

The Saga of Beowulf R. Scot Johns Fantasy Castle Books Beowulf has the distinction of being one of the earliest pieces of fiction in the english language. Though Old English bears little resemblance to the english that is spoken today. … Continue reading

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A Killing in Comics

A Killing in Comics by Max Allan Collins; Illustrated by Terry Beatty Published by Berkeley Prime Crime A Killing in Comics is an eminently readable mystery novel by Max Allan Collins. The action takes place in the world of comics … Continue reading

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