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Mr Holmes

The case is afoot. In 1947 we find a 93 year old Sherlock Holmes living in Sussex caring for his bees. He’s just back from Japan and he has a few squabbles with his housekeeper. He also spends a bit

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Affliction

I decided to give the Anita Blake books one more chance and see if maybe Laurell K Hamilton could get back to supernatural crimes and mysteries. A good deal of the opening pages of Affliction see Anita Blake telling any number of

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The Last Sherlock Holmes Story

When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.  Sherlock Holmes/Arthur Conan Doyle Michal Dibdin has done an excellent job of invoking the feel and tone of a Holmesian story.  The snide and condensing way

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The Quest for The Perfect Hive

Article first published as The Quest for The Perfect Hive on Technorati. Back in my Mom’s hippie days she subscribed to Mother Earth News and I was taken with the idea of finding 50 acres and living the Organic Life.

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Cleaving

Like reading a sequel to The Wizard of Oz where we follow Dorothy in her new life as a crack whore. Julie Powell was so pissed off that Nora Ephron made her look like a nice person in the movie

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