Monthly Archives: October 2010

Death most definite – Trent Jamieson

This book is just good fun. It’s a high-spirited tale of a hostile takeover of Death’s operations in Australia. It’s set in Brisbane – hilarious for anyone who knows the city (and sometimes quite painful as Steve has to traverse the city by bus – truly horrible.) Continue reading

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John Fowles – The Collector

What is your worst nightmare? Being held captive by some psychopath? Well, that’s what John Fowles – one of the great English writers of the 1960s – focuses on in The Collector. You might think this plot line has been done to death, but this classic from 1963 probably invented this now-cliched storyline. Continue reading

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