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I Kid You Not: The Boys are the Clue…

The Stranger (2020) This is the second Netflix mini series that we’ve watched that was adapted from Harlan Coben’s books. I won’t go into the twists of turns of the plot, but needless to say it’s a good binge watch. … Continue reading

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When the Author Becomes the Avenging Angel

Harlan Coben (January 4, 1962) There aren’t many novels that can grab me from the first paragraph and keep me riveted to the final page. Harlan Coben‘s “Gone for Good” did that, over the weekend. Three days before her death, … Continue reading

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New Testament Scriptures: Apostolic or Apologetic?

Forged (2011) The author of this book contends that most of the books of the New Testament are forgeries. That’s not really a surprise, unless you are a fundamentalist Christian and believe that the Bible is the “Word of God”. … Continue reading

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Did Daphne du Maurier Write “Rebecca” to Document Herself?

Rebecca (2020) I am not a fan of “Gothic” romances, or films. But this latest film version of the 1938 classic, written by Dame du Maurier, is (seemingly) quite faithful to the story line. After a whirlwind romance in Monte … Continue reading

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Our 11-Year-Old Granddaughter Loves…

The Giver “The Giver is a 1993 American young adult dystopian novel by Lois Lowry. It is set in a society which at first appears to be utopian but is revealed to be dystopian as the story progresses. The novel … Continue reading

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Initiation into Spiritual Behaviour

How To Know Higher Worlds The text for this book was written over 100 years ago. Then it was known as Knowledge of the Higher Words and Its Attainment. What Steiner discusses here is as applicable now as it was … Continue reading

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The Hundred Acre Wood is on Fire!

Ashdown Forest When a part of your childhood goes up in smoke, a big hole is burned in your soul. God bless us, every one…

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The Crystal Maze?

Entering the Castle Caroline Myss is a renowned author, intuitive healer, “motivational teacher and popular theologian [who] has created a transcendent work of unique insight and revelation in Entering the Castle. A highly original inner path to self-knowledge, the Castle is also … Continue reading

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Recruiting a Spy

Hook Just let me say from the outset that I am not reviewing Len Deighton’s trilogy here, although I could because it is an excellent way to tell a story. In the first and second books, he presented the story … Continue reading

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The Transition from This Life to the Next

Hamish Miller: A Life Divined As you may remember, I’d reviewed a wee book written by Hamish Miller previously on these pages. Hamish also co-authored three other books about energy lines: The Sun and the Serpent with Paul Broadhurst; The Dance of the … Continue reading

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