Marley and Me (Rooty Film Review)

Posted on Thu 26 February 2009 in Rooties Recent Reading

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I often think I'm lucky. Well luck isn't just mine, Rhonda won two tickets to see a special screening of a new film not out until March, from the local radio station Invicta FM …


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Perelandra (C.S. Lewis) and That Hideous Strength (C.S.Lewis)

Posted on Fri 26 December 2008 in Rooties Recent Reading

Part 2 and Part 3 of a trilogy I started in the summer with "Out of the Silent Planet". I loved the first book, giving it a Rootie rating of 5 out of 5, surely these would carry the trend, may be drop to a 4?...

Perelandra sees our character …


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Staying Alive (Alexander Fullerton)

Posted on Thu 20 November 2008 in Rooties Recent Reading

Wow! This was a big surprise. The setting is a town in France where the author himself meets with an old lady. She, it is revealed, was the inspiration of the heroine in his earlier 3 books (and there are 3 earlier books which I'll now start looking out for …


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2001 A Space Odyssey (Arthur C Clarke)

Posted on Thu 20 November 2008 in Rooties Recent Reading

Strangly, I haven't seen the film. Or at least, I haven't seen the film all the way through. Part of me has always felt that having seen the film the book is not worth reading. Part of me has always felt that having read the book the film is not …


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The Malacia Tapestry (Brian Aldiss)

Posted on Thu 20 November 2008 in Rooties Recent Reading

Having enjoyed other Brian Aldiss stories I thought I'd give this one a try even though the cover was a bit off putting. I know, you should never judge a book by it's cover, but the monster on the front, man with cloak, beautiful woman in graceful dress, made for …


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