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A Cruel Fate by Lindsey Davis book review

January 13, 2016

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The Storyline We start the story with a bookseller getting caught in the middle at the beginning of the English Civil War of 1642-1651, four months after the war started between the Roundheads and Cavaliers. Martin Watts is taken captive for trying to protect books from being burned and ends up in Oxford Castle gaol […]

The Original Starman

January 11, 2016

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I awoke this morning in a daze and hazily looked at a text from an eccentric friend I have and was shocked to what he had sent me. It said that David Bowie had ‘gone’ and my mind spun at that. What did he mean? Was I in deep sleep and dreaming? Was I still […]

Wrong Time, Wrong Place by Simon Kernick book review

December 27, 2015

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The storyline Four friends meet up after a long time apart and go on holiday together in a remote area of the Scottish Highlands. The holiday is soon cut short upon the discovery of a young foreign girl running naked near their holiday cabin. They take her back to try and help her but she […]

Doctor Who Christmas Special: The Husbands of River Song

December 27, 2015

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The Storyline It is the year 5343 on the human colony of Mendorax Dellora and a man named Nardole arrives at the stationary Tardis to ask the Doctor for medical assistance for a woman on a flying saucer who turns our to be none other than the magnificent River Song, little realising who he is; […]

Doctor Who: Hell Bent review

December 27, 2015

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The Storyline We begin the final part of this trilogy by finding the Doctor in Nevada in the small diner where his previous incarnation once visited to find Clara is back and behind the counter serving with him the only customer and he does not recognise her at all? They make small talk as he […]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens review

December 17, 2015

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The Storyline We start with a battle on a planet where rebels are hiding from the First Order. A pilot tries to fight his way out and orders his droid BB-8 to go without him and escape when all seems lost. Stormtroopers are ordered to kill all civilians but one chooses not to and this […]

Doctor Who: Heaven Sent review

December 5, 2015

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The Storyline This story starts with the Doctor talking about life and its meaning as scenes of a fortress are shown, of a mysterious hand at controls, of a melting hand in the sand. And then the Doctor materializes in the fortress, seemingly alone. He works out where he could possibly be and speaks aloud […]