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Portrait of a Killer

Portrait Of A Killer: Jack the Ripper Case Closed Author: Patricia Cornwell Publisher: Little Brown Books Release Year: 2002 Here’s a quick one. Those of you who have read quite a few of my film reviews will know that I am pretty squeamish. I am not a big fan of serial killer or ‘stalk and […]

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You’ll Never Take Me Alive

The Life And Death Of Bushranger Ben Hall (2005) Author: Nick Bleszynski ‘I might as well have the game as the blame’. As a bright eyed youngster, all of nine years old, I remember at school, every Thursday afternoon we’d listen to the ABC radio’s musical school program. Every week they’d teach kids from all […]

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Peepshow

Author: Leigh Redhead Publisher: Unwin & Allen Release Year: 2004 For this review, I am going to look at a bit of local fiction. When I was younger (so much younger than today), I used to live in Richmond, which is a inner-city suburb of Melbourne. Richmond is also the home of the M.C.G. or […]

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Ratcatcher

Author: James McGee Publisher: Harper Collins Release Year: 2006 You don’t send a gentleman to catch vermin. You send Hawkwood. Ratcatcher while being quite enjoyable is a ‘Goldfinger’ book. Have you ever watched Goldfinger? Have you noticed that James Bond doesn’t really do anything. He falls into nearly every trap, and in the end, one […]

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