Browsing Archive: September, 2012

Ledman Pickup

Posted by Paul Samael on Friday, September 21, 2012, In : Book reviews 



This story/novella from the extremely profilic Tom Lichtenberg is well written, entertaining and thought-provoking – and well worth a read, even if sci-fi is not usually your thing:

Zoey Bridges makes her living testing gadgets – but on this occasion, the portable device she’s been sent doesn’t seem to do anything.  She sends it back, only to discover (to her horror) that it’s got lost in transit.   She and the gizmo’s obsessively secretive designers then try to track it down - but...

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Posted by Paul Samael on Sunday, September 9, 2012, In : Random thoughts 

 

Very impressed with the National Theatre’s adaption of Mark Haddon’s novel about an autistic teenager, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time”, which I saw last week.  As the book itself is told almost exclusively from the perspective of the autistic boy, I was curious to see how they would adapt it for the stage.  I think they’ve succeeded in managing to be not only faithful to the original work, but also to create something new that gives you a fresh perspective on th...

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