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Peter Ackroyd
Birth date: 1949-10-05
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 Spooky's House Of Books
Spooky's House Of Books rated it 1 year ago
Alfred Hitchcock was a strange child. Fat, lonely, burning with fear and ambition, his childhood was an isolated one, scented with fish from his father's shop. Afraid to leave his bedroom, he would plan great voyages, using railway timetables to plot an exact imaginary route across Europe. So how di...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 1 year ago
People live their lives at such a faster pace these days, and all multi-threading, that it takes a real effort to consciously slow down and listen and watch to something. It's part of the joy, I suppose, at least for me. I think this problem of attention (or lack thereof) has as much to do with cult...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 2 years ago
Disclaimer: ARC via Netgalley So I love North by Northwest, that whole scene on Mount Rushmore, or to be more exact the fake Mount Rushmore, but that wasn’t my first introduction to Hitchcock. It was actually a rerun of his television series. I even went through a phrase of reco...
La Mala *the mean girl*
La Mala *the mean girl* rated it 2 years ago
Mucho mejor que la versión de Lang. Me faltaría leer el original de Malory ([b:Le Morte d'Arthur: King Arthur and the Legends of the Round Table|672875|Le Morte d'Arthur King Arthur and the Legends of the Round Table|Thomas Malory|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1309288301s/672875.jpg|1361856]), des...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 2 years ago
Not Ackroyd's best brief life, to be honest. I didn't get much of a feeling for Turner after reading this.
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