Fri, 19 July 2013
When the German Empire invaded the British Empire's homeland, the British either scuttled off to Delhi, to live out their tragic, dispossessed lives in tea plantations where they could salute the Union Jack in safety, or stayed at home, supine under the Geman yoke. Saki's When William Came is brilliant pre-First World War satire, for readers who prefer a bock in the mornings.
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Category:always amusing -- posted at: 1:30am CET
Fri, 5 July 2013
Join perplexed lawyer Edward Leithen in John Buchan's The Power-House as he battles assassination attempts in central London, and avoids kidnap by building site, just because he's made the connection between a fleeing diplomat-adventurer in Russia and an international criminal conspiracy to destroy western civilisation. The first modern thriller from the author of The Thirty-Nine Steps.
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Category:thrills and spills -- posted at: 1:30am CET