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Gang Roundup - May 2017 - A collection of posts about 1920s history, WWI, new books set in the Diesel Era... and more

Gang Roundup – May 2017

I promise I tried to post a Gang Roundup in April, but it simply didn’t happen. I kept telling to myself that ‘this week I’m finishing to schedule my posts, and I’ll prepare the roundup”,…


1940s Film Noir - BERLIN (AtoZ Challenge 2017) - In the 1920s in Germany arose a national cinema of international influence and its own language: Expressionism

Berlin (1940s Film Noir – #AtoZChallenge)

While Hollywood was the hotbed of filmmaking, especially in the 1920s and 1930s (when there was the absolute major output of featured film in the history of the American film industry), on the other side…


TAN (David Lawlor) - It’s 1914 and Liam Mannion is forced into exile for a crime he didn’t commit. He flees Balbriggan, the only home he has ever known and travels to England, where he enlists and endures the torment of trench warfare in France. Five years later he’s back in England, a changed man, living in the shadow of his battlefield memories

Thursday Quotables – Tan

‘So long ago… a different world, Liam… How the fuck are ye, and what the fuck are ye doin’ in that get up?’ his voice took on an angry edge. Liam leaned the rifle against…


Gang Roundup - March 2017 - A collection of posts about the 1920s, dieselpunk and a sprinkle of film noir

Gang Roundup – March 2017

Welcome to another gang roundup! Because of my two weeks without the laptop, I feard this roundup was going to be quite thin. Instead it turned out quite nice, don’t you think? Dieselpunk Lexicon Part…



Gang Roundup - February 2017 - A collection of posts about dieselpunk and history, plus some books and videos

Gang Roundup – February 2017

Had a lot of fun with the Gang Roundup in January, guys! Lot’s a good posts to share. I have to warn you that this roundup leans dangerously on the dieselpunk sid, but I do…


Gang Roundup - January 2017 - What's happening around the net involving dieselpunk, 1920s and noir

Gang Roundup – January 2017

Here we are, the first post of the year and it’s going to be a collection. You know, I’m still going to figure out what I’ll write for this blog this year. I do have…



International Dieselpunk Day 2016 - The history of Rudolf Diesel, who invented the diesel engine and whose name has inspired a genre

International Dieselpunk Day 2016

So then, I know I’ve virtually disappeared. NaNoWriMo has literally swallowed me this year. And it’s even not going as well as I’d like. If I won’t be doing doing overtime – as I did…


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…


TIME AND REGRET (M.K. Todd) - A novel with a dueal timeline: Martin takes part to WWI, which will change his life forever. In 1991, Grace, Martin's granddaughter, tries to solve a mystery happened during the war

Thursday Quotables – Time and Regret

Martin nodded but said nothing. He was worried that decreasing visibility from the rain and sleet would hamper their efforts. German barrages still concentrated on positions they’d left more than an hour ago, but it…


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Sarah Zama I was born, raised and I still live near Verona (Italy), though I worked for a time in Dublin. I started writing fantasy stories as a kid. Today I’m a bookseller who reads…


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