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Posted on: June 21, 2018 Posted by: Cyan Night Comments: 0

Book Review: An Innocent Man

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town by John Grisham My rating: 5 of 5 stars When television series such as Law and Order and Crime Scene Investigation runs for decades, it is evident that the general public enjoys the belief that law enforcement are a force …

Posted on: April 27, 2018 Posted by: Cyan Night Comments: 0

Book Review: The Martian

The Martian by Andy Weir My rating: 4 of 5 stars Overall this is a great read – recommended. The idea is clever, the book is well researched – or at least for someone like me, a general reader with some scientific background but not quite a rocket scientist, I …

Posted on: April 10, 2018 Posted by: Cyan Night Comments: 0

Book Review: Carrie

Carrie by Stephen King My rating: 5 of 5 stars I finished this novel nearly 44 years to the day it was released, the first published novel of one of the most prolific and brilliant writer of the modern world. Stephen King was in his mid twenties when he wrote …

Posted on: March 22, 2018 Posted by: Cyan Night Comments: 0

Justice for Justine but not for Eric nor Tamir

Justice for the Australian Justine Damond The Australian Broadcasting Corporation flashes repeatedly a mug shot of Mohamed Noor in an orange jumpsuit, reporting an African American man being charged for the murder of an Australian woman of European descent. The public is horrified, it seems like a senseless crime. Numerous …

Posted on: March 19, 2018 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Book Review: Madame Bovary

Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a novel well ahead of its time, or perhaps, it was a novel that captured a theme that transcends time. Every now and then it is truly nourishing for an avid reader/ author to delve into the …

Posted on: March 13, 2018 Posted by: Cyan Night Comments: 0

Review of the book The Boy Who Could See Demons (3.5*)

The Boy Who Could See Demons by Carolyn Jess-Cooke My rating: 4 of 5 stars 3.5 stars – Recommended. I found this novel creative, engaging and fast paced. Through the eyes of a 10 year old boy, and a 43 year old psychiatrist analysing him, the author brought about two …

Posted on: February 22, 2018 Posted by: Cyan Night Comments: 0

Battle of the Sexes II: Tennis & MMA

Battle of the Sexes – Tennis “No woman ever lived who could compete with a man on an equal basis – even a 55-year-old man… they can’t play a lick if they can’t beat a 55-year-old guy.” These are the infamous words of Bobby Riggs in 1973 before he went …

Posted on: January 22, 2018 Posted by: Cyan Night Comments: 0

Book Review: The Lost Pages

The Lost Pages by Marija Peričić My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book is easy to read, short and sweet with a strong plot and plenty of hooks that kept me going. I finished the book within a day. I am particularly impressed by Peričić’s description of the thoughts …

Posted on: January 18, 2018 Posted by: Cyan Night Comments: 0

If You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try and Try Again

I grew up in a country where the highest point was less than 550 feet. As a child I was barely interested in walking to the nearest bus stop. While I have always been athletic, the concept of hiking through snow-capped mountains was an activity that only existed in inspirational …