The Children of the New Forest by Captain Marryat
I've actually had this book on my shelf for years without getting around to it. It's quite...
The Saint in New York by Leslie Charteris
This one was adapted as the first Saint film, starring Louis Hayward in 1938.
The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick
I heard about the TV series but decided I'd rather buy the book than the DVDs.
Into the Black by Rowland White (ironically)
The behind the scenes story of the first flight of the Space Shuttle. A sequel of sorts to Tom...
The Saint Goes On by Leslie Charteris
Three novellas including "The Case of the Frightened Innkeeper" which I clearly remember being adapted as a...
What about baseball expressions?
Some have strangely become part of the Australian vernacular despite the fact that the game itself is not played...
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell.
Almost everything I have is some shade of blue, followed by browns, tans, mustards, not so much bright yellows or oranges, though.
The Prisoner of Zenda
Rupert of Hentzau
by Anthony Hope
I've seen both the Ronald Colman and Stewart Granger film versions of Zenda - as well...
I never lend books. You can always buy another copy but it's not the same as having your original one.
It was my mother's favourite book - and the rest of the series, too. She started to read it to me when I was little but I'm not sure if she ever...
The 18th V.I.Warshawski detective novel by Sara Paretsky.
Wish You Were Here by Sheridan Jobbins
Combination memoir, humour, road trip and romance.
Yes. I heard it on TV and now on the recording at the link.
As it happens I am deaf in one ear so perhaps that explains it.
Here's an Australian perspective, or maybe it's just my perspective...
Emphasis always used to be on the second word but I notice that it has been...
I didn't expect to be caught up in the emotion but I'll admit to shedding a tear or two. I was especially moved by the mother-of-the-bride,...
It's prime time in the evening here so no great sacrifice to watch but that bathing suit is truly frightening :eck:.
Rebel With a Cause by Jacqui Lambie
The autobiography of one of Australia's current crop of quirky politicians.
In the High Valley
Susan Coolidge's follow-ups to the Katy Did trilogy, or as we would say today, spin-offs, focusing on Katy's sister...
Yeah, the pilot movie and the three following telefilms - Death Scouts, Killer Spores & The Disappearances (retitled as Ark of Doom) - were all...
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