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Thursday Quotables – A Ring of Truth

“What happened?” Henrietta asked when they were back in the car together heading down California toward the Von Harmon’s apartment. Clive had been contemplating how much of Eugene’s story to share with her, and he…


Thursday Quotables – Ruddy Gore

‘Hmm,’ said Dot, taking another chop. ‘That’s a puzzler, Miss.’ ‘Then there are the appearances of the ghost. What do you think about ghosts, Dot?’ ‘You should get onto the church. You should call Father…



Suspense (1940s Film Noir – #AtoZChallenge)

Suspense is a very different mode of narration than the detective story. Whereas the detective traditionally represents a stabilising element in the narration (he brings stability and truth where the criminal act had brought instability…









Gang Roundup - November 2016 - What's happening around the net involving dieselpunk, 1920s and noir

Gang Roundup – November 2016

  So, who’s doing NaNoWrimo? I am… trying… But in the meantime, I’ve discovered some good stuff to share with you.   Movie Review: Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow When it comes to…


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