Monthly Archives: October 2010

Autopsy of a Turvy World by Sheri-D Wilson

Wilson, Sheri-D. Autopsy of a Turvy World. Calgary: Frontenac House, 2008. Completed: 18 October 2010 Autopsy of a Turvy World is Sheri-D Wilson’s latest collection of poems.  She has published six previous poetry collections. I have read a couple of … Continue reading

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The Dragon’s Jaws by Frank L. Packard

Packard, Frank L. The Dragon’s Jaws. London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1938. Completed: 9 October 2010 Packard certainly knows how to tell a story.  This particular number wastes no time in getting started.  Right off the bat we are introduced to … Continue reading

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Brandyjack by Augustine Funnell

Funnell, Augustine. Brandyjack. Toronto: Laser Books, 1976. Completed: 1 October 2010 A couple of weeks ago I was visiting my book pusher and remarked that he had quite a few Laser Books available.  I commented that I had a couple … Continue reading

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Locked Up edited by Sue Pike

Pike, Sue. ed. Locked Up. Ottawa: Dead Lock Press, 2007. Completed: 29 September 2010 Sue Pike is a member of the Crime Writers of Canada.  Her bio says that she “is originally from Toronto but was lured away by the … Continue reading

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Against the Hard Angle by Mat Robinson

Robinson, Mat. Against the Hard Angle. Vernon: Greenboathouse Press, 2009. Completed: 26 September 2010 Against the Hard Angle is another of the poetry books I acquired from Greenboathouse Press. It is a slim volume of poems.  As a Greenboathouse production … Continue reading

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Eastern Dreams by Paul McMichael Nurse

Nurse, Paul McMichael. Eastern Dreams, How the Arabian Nights Came to the World. Toronto: Viking Canada, 2010. Completed: 17 September 2010 In 1704 the first published appearance of what came to be known as The Arabian Nights Entertainments occurred in … Continue reading

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