Daily Archives: 26th June 2013


The Testament by John Grisham My rating: 4 of 5 stars A multimillionaire who dislikes all of his illegitimate children as much as they dislike him gives them to think he is leaving his fortune to them, but then commits suicide having actually bequeathed his fortune to his illegitimate and […]

Paints a fascinating picture


Another of the styles I wanted to write in – cinematic style that is – was the hard-boiled private detective story. My model of these is Humphrey Bogart’s Philip Marlowe from To Have and Have Not, very similar to the character he plays in The Maltese Falcon. Acted to perfection by Bogart, […]

Blanc is the new noir