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  1. Public Bookmark 8

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    Hathaway's children, Will and Nan, discover the red typewriter, which has been stowed away in the 16th century for safe-keeping. When their sticky misadventures lead to Nan's disappearance, Will summons help. It arrives in the form of Time-travelling International Master Criminals Awful and Erskine, whose malefactory careers are currently being hampered by a brotherly curse which means they cannot commit any wrongdoing that leads to more harm than good ...

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    25 Dec 2017

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    My Yuletide gift for 2017. Awful is getting older, but aspiring to Shine's life of crime isn't as easy as it looks.

  2. Public Bookmark 19

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    English is no pure language. It likes to shake down other languages for spare verbs and nouns.

    All languages borrow. Steal. Blend. Overwrite where they can. Struggle to sing against the silence.

    But hear now the tale of a family. A member of a vast tribe. Now is the time to gather the singers of tales. Go to the beginning. As far back as we can go. See the how each ancestor leaves a note in the song.

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    26 Dec 2016

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    I need to read this one when I've got plenty of time, a screen larger than an iPhone, and some scratch paper for drawing family trees. It's absolutely brilliant and I am in awe of it.

  3. Rec 5

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    Who do you call when you don't want ghosts busted, exactly? Handled?

    Well, you still call The Ghostbusters, of course.

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    26 Dec 2015

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    My 2015 Yuletide gift. A slightly unusual job for the Ghostbusters--luckily they have some expert assistance.

  4. Rec 5

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    Who do you call when you don't want ghosts busted, exactly? Handled?

    Well, you still call The Ghostbusters, of course.

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    26 Dec 2015

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    My 2015 Yuletide gift. A slightly unusual job for the Ghostbusters--luckily they have some expert assistance.

  5. Rec *

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    Alice isn't sure that she did the right thing by taking Susan Pevensie to Underland.

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    19 Feb 2015

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    A different, and more hopeful, answer to The Problem Of Susan.