Are Books Always Better Than The Movie?

by Lee Cross “The book is always better than the movie.” That’s what they say and, if I’m being honest, that’s what I believe too. Not always true of course, let’s read into the record Fight Club, an excellent book certainly but David Fincher, Brad Pitt, Edward Norton and Helena Bonham Carter each help to … Continue reading Are Books Always Better Than The Movie?

6 Recurring Themes in Spy Thrillers

by Lee Cross I have this guilty pleasure… well I have a few, biscuits before bed time is probably the worst of them; or maybe deliberately starting lunatic rumours, not for malicious reasons, just for the pleasure of seeing if I can get them to bounce back in third-party conversation, stuff like, “did you hear … Continue reading 6 Recurring Themes in Spy Thrillers

18 Beautiful Literature Quotes About Heartache

Here are 18 quotes from poetry and books about heartache. [Gathered by Regina Kenney] “Doctoring her seemed to her as absurd as putting together the pieces of a broken vase. Her heart was broken. Why would they try to cure her with pills and powders?”  ― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina “The most painful thing is losing yourself … Continue reading 18 Beautiful Literature Quotes About Heartache