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by Garry Holmes
Sat 6 Aug, 2005 14:30:58
Forum: General Topics
Topic: DW's place in literature
Replies: 14
Views: 7622

No, thank YOU Bob. I've seen quite a few different sites covering many different subjects, and this is one of the best designed. 10 out of 10. On a completely different subject, a review section for the books, written by anyone who would like to write in and express an opinion would be an interestin...
by Garry Holmes
Sat 6 Aug, 2005 14:17:17
Forum: General Topics
Topic: To Lucifer - A Daughter
Replies: 4
Views: 4001

This is awfully silly, but since reading this I keep thinking of alternative titles for the novels. Just think...The Devil Turns Up instead of Devil Rides Out, Strange Conflict becomes The Duc Dozes Off! Sorry..
by Garry Holmes
Sat 23 Jul, 2005 12:58:21
Forum: General Topics
Topic: DW's place in literature
Replies: 14
Views: 7622

I can't remember who said it, but 'It is only a crime just to be readable in a world where everything is readable' and as someone who recently read far too late into the night to finish 'The Golden Spaniard', I find Wheatley very readable. By the way, isn't this a great site?! It's nice to finally f...
by Garry Holmes
Sat 23 Jul, 2005 12:47:45
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Views from the Antipodes
Replies: 7
Views: 4982

A bit of a side issue this, but I would argue with the idea that the second hand book market is swamped with old paperback Wheatleys. This was certainly true 25 or 30 years ago (or local book stall had hundreds), but nowadays it is far harder to find them. Besides, Penguin seem to have decided that ...
by Garry Holmes
Sat 23 Jul, 2005 12:32:05
Forum: General Topics
Topic: The Devil Rides Out and Rides Back Again
Replies: 22
Views: 17497

The Devil Rides Out And Rides Back Again

I've been hearing about the proposed new version of 'Devil' for a very long time now. and we're still no closer to seeing anything on screen. I do wonder whether a better idea would be a TV series of De Richleau stories rather than a big screen version. TV adaptions would give the stories more room ...

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