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DVD  –  MAIGRET  –  DT556

The first televised series of Maigret was shown on our screens in 1960 to 1963 and starred Rupert Davies as the legendary French detective Jules Maigret. Now we have Rowan Atkinson as a very plausible Maigret starring in two separate investigations, Maigret Sets A Trap and Maigret’s Dead Man based on the novels by Georges Simeon.  Full Article

SS – GB by Len Deighton

In February 1941 British Command surrendered to the Nazis. Churchill has been executed, the King is in the tower and the SS are in Whitehall… For nine months Britain ...Full Article

It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

A vain, outlandish, anti- immigrant, fear-mongering demagogue runs for president of the United States and wins, Sinclair Lewis’s chilling 1935 bestseller is the story of Buzz Windrip, who promises ...Full Article

Why Puerto will no longer tolerate “clutter” on the streets

From unauthorised tables and chairs, to hoardings and billboards, it’s a big “no” from the council. I am going over old ground today, which in itself is nothing new ...Full Article

The penguin Lessons by Tom Mitchell

A true story On holiday, in Uruguay, Tom Mitchell rescues a penguin from an oil slick, only to find that the bird then refuses to leave his side. Tom ...Full Article

Belgravia by Julian Fellowes

The new novel by the creator of Downton Abbey. It is the evening of 15 June 1815, and the Duchess of Richmond has thrown a magnificent ball in Brussels ...Full Article

DVD Apple Tree Yard DS378

Emily Watson stars as Doctor Yvonne Carmichael, a smart, successful woman with a conventional and contended life, married to husband Gary, mother to two grown up children. When a ...Full Article

Night School by Lee Child

It’s just a voice plucked from the air: ‘The American wants a hundred million dollars.’ For what ? Who from ? It’s 1996, and the Soviets are long gone. ...Full Article

Victoria by Daisy Goodwin

In June 1837, the eighteen-year-old Victoria wakes up to find that she is Queen of the most powerful nation in the world. But will she be Queen in her ...Full Article

Cartes postales from Greece by Victoria Hislop

Week after week, the postcards arrive, addressed to a name Ellie does not know, with no return address, each signed with an initial A. With their bright skies, blue ...Full Article
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