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Our Kind of Traitor by John LeCarré

Still on our once-in-a-lifetime holiday. Still in Eden, munching on the bloody apple. A Russian money launderer, Dima, meets an English couple: professor Perry and lawyer Gail in Antigua during their vacation. After becoming friends, Dima approaches Perry and Gail … Continue reading

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The Templar Salvation by Raymond Khoury

“The devil’s handiwork, written in his hand using poison drawn from the pits of hell, its accursed existence a devastating threat to the rock upon which our world is founded.” 1310 Constantinople: The French King and the Pope have brought down the … Continue reading

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The Chronicles of Narnia [BBC]

Once a king of Narnia, always a king of Narnia Everyone knows Narnia so there’s no point in me summarizing it. In this post I wanted to direct attention to an under appreciated and underrated dramatization of the Chronicles by … Continue reading

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The Last Templar

“A sure sign of a lunatic is that sooner or later he brings up the templars.” -Umberto Eco. “The message they conveyed was that to know oneself, at the deepest level, was also to know God- that is, by looking … Continue reading

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Lost in a Good Book

And then, in a revelatory moment, the clouds slid back from my mind and a crystal -clear understanding of the very nature of books shone upon me. They weren’t just collections of words arranged neatly on a page to give … Continue reading

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Stick Man

Stick Man is walking down the field but he’s accidentally picked up and flung into the world. A dog picks him up and the owner throws him around and Stick Man says “I’m Stick Man, I’m Stick Man, I’M STICK MAN, that’s me!” … Continue reading

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The Eyre Affair

After all, the verses of Byron, Keats, or Poe are real whether they are in bootleg form or not. You can still read them for the same effect. Summary Crimean War veteran Thursday Next comes back to work at SpecOps … Continue reading

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Lucifer

Why do Satanists affiliate me with goats? I don’t even like their cheese. Lucifer leaves hell and takes up residence in Los Angeles there he meets detective Chloe Beckett and falls in love with her in the most unconvincing ways. … Continue reading

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Fringe

Not everything is as it seems. FBI agent Olivia Dunham starts working at Fringe division, a division that follows events that are on the fringe of science, strange happenings. She’s teamed up with renowned scientist Walter Bishop and his son … Continue reading

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Deadpool

House blowing up builds character. Summary Wade Wilson, a bad guy hired to kill worse guys, or a mercenary falls in love with Vanessa (who’s my favorite character after Deadpool) and lives happily for a while until he’s diagnosed with … Continue reading

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