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September 26, 2011

Video: Reading Update


Immortal by Gene Doucette

Still Reading:

Steven George & The Dragon by Nathan Everett

New this week:

The Mystery of Edwin Drood (Completed by David Madden) by Charles Darwin

To mark the bicentenary of the birth of Charles Dickens in 2012, Unthank Books are publishing Sir David Madden's masterful new completion of THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, Dickens' last, and unfinished novel. In a work of incredible literary ventriloquism David Madden renders the greatest homage he can to the great author by creating an ending as faithful to Dickens' written intentions as possible. Closely following the clues clearly laid down by Dickens in his sadly incomplete version, David Madden seamlessly continues the story with a stunningly similar repertoire of comedy, psychological acuity, inimitable description and turn of phrase. Published in one volume with Madden succeeding the 'master,' this is at last a completion of the mystery which proves it to be as much a 'whydunnit' as a 'whodunnit' and affords real pleasure, finally and fully from start to finish. It is literally as if Dickens has risen from his grave to finish the job. From


Since my video posts garner more views than most of my written post, I'm contemplating doing videos of my reviews. Therefore, I have a question for you my readers: Do you watch the video or are you just looking at my reading list? Please leave a comment; I'd really appreciate it as I consider the change in format.

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