I was not particularly blown away by this as much as I was by Generation X, Microserfs and All Families Are Psychotic. I had no sympathy for the five characters through which the disjointed story is told.
Peace is an enigma. A puzzle to be cracked. Perhaps fittingly my copy appeared mysteriously to me a month or so ago, having sat forgotten on a low bookshelf for a year.
Fighting With My Family – Mile 22 – Seoul Station – Train to Busan – Death Wish – The Laundromat – The Handmaiden – Long Shot – Terminator Dark Fate – My Cousin Rachel
The last Takashi Miike film I saw was his 2015 slice of bizarre comedy violence Yakuza Apocalypse and having enjoyed that a lot it was great to get a chance to go and see one of his films on the big screen. First Love is a humorous and uninhibitedly violent Yakuza tale…
Sword Song by Bernard Cornwell catches up with Uhtred a few years after the events of The Lords of the North. The book is mostly based in the London area and by Cornwell’s own admission is the least historically accurate of The Last Kingdom series so far. But that doesn’t mean it’s any the less enjoyable.
“Kevin Smith, the American comedy film director. He had a heart attack.”
‘He did? Never heard of him.” If you haven’t either, then please move along quietly, nothing to see here…
The Lords of the North by Bernard Cornwell as the name implies is largely is set in the north of England, specifically Northumbria of the 9th century, and follows on from Cornwell’s previous book The Pale Horseman.