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Archive for July, 2011

LA Noire: The Collected Stories

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Edited by Jonathan Santlofer – There are films based on books and computer games based on films. Well, how about the book based on the computer game? Actually, The Collected Stories isn’t strictly based on LA Noire for Xbox and PlayStation 3, it’s more of an accompanying product. Eight noir authors from all over the[…]

Catch Your Death

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Written by Louise Voss and Mark Edwards — After I finished reading this book using the Kindle app on my iPad, I tweeted that it left me cold. That’s probably more of a ‘chirp’ than a ‘tweet’ and co-author Mark Edwards pulled me up for the bad pun. Fair enough. So I told him that I[…]

The Snowman

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Hailing Nesbo as the new Stieg Larsson, the sticker on the cover does this Norwegian writer something of a disservice. He’s a skilled scribe in his own right and presents his plotlines and characters – in this case Oslo detective Harry Hole and the serial killer he’s tracking – with subtlety. The Snowman is full[…]

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