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Steam Tram on Darling Street, Balmain, 1890s.
Review by: raystevens  on: 15/12/2016 4:09:45 PM
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The photograph must be later as the Bank of NSW was not built until 1903. More like 1908.
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Small great things / Jodi Picoult.
Author: Picoult, Jodi, 1966-, author.
Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2016. -- Crows Nest NSW Allen & Unwin, 2016.
Review by: Bosanac (Staff), Sergeja Mrs  on: 10/12/2016 2:03:44 PM
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Her novels may not be great art but they are skilful and inventive and wrestle with difficult distressing and often intractable social
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The good cop : the true story of Ron Iddles, Australia's greatest detective / Justine Ford.
Author: Ford, Justine, author.
Publisher: Australia : Macmillan Australia. -- Sydney, New South Wales Pan Macmillan, 2016.
Review by: Bosanac (Staff), Sergeja Mrs  on: 10/12/2016 1:58:37 PM
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It also offers insights into the softer more sensitive man behind the tough cop exterior. The Good Cop is a page-turning celebration of one of the countrys
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Magpie murders / Anthony Horowitz.
Author: Horowitz, Anthony, 1955-, author.
Publisher: London : Orion, 2016. -- London Orion, 2016.
Review by: Bosanac (Staff), Sergeja Mrs  on: 10/12/2016 1:55:30 PM
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Readers get a two-for-one with this novel and Horowitz delivers on both counts. I drifted away a little halfway through the book as we moved from the inner book to the outer book and again near the end when the reverse occurred but Horowitz is a talented writer and certainly a little under-appreciated here in Australia anyway.httpwww.debbish.combooks-literaturemagpie-murders-by-anthony-horowitz
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A useful woman / Darcie Wilde.
Author: Wilde, Darcie, author.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2016. -- New York Berkley Prime Crime, 2016.
Review by: Bosanac (Staff), Sergeja Mrs  on: 10/12/2016 1:53:06 PM
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All in all A Useful Woman is an enjoyable easy read and one Id certainly recommend to fans of historical mysteries. The authors research into the period has obviously been extensive Rosalind Thorne is a unique and relatable heroine and Ill definitely be on the lookout for the next book in the series.httpallaboutromance.combook-reviewa-useful-woman-3-may-b
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Diana's altar / Barbara Cleverly.
Author: Cleverly, Barbara, author.
Publisher: New York, NY : Soho Crime, c2016. -- New York, NY Soho Crime, [2016]
Review by: Bosanac (Staff), Sergeja Mrs  on: 10/12/2016 1:49:34 PM
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Cleverly weaves the history of the period through the personal lives of her characters leaving readers feeling as if they are there. She also has the ability in her presentation of the events to echo our current history and political situations. The intrigue is heart-stopping as the complications of the plot leave the reader suspecting first one then another of the people involved in this political and personal mystery.httpswww.rtbookreviews.combook-reviewdianas-altar
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The Odd Woman and the City [electronic resource] : A Memoir
Author: Gornick, Vivian.
Publisher: : Schwartz Publishing Pty. Ltd, 2016.
Review by: Bosanac (Staff), Sergeja Mrs  on: 10/12/2016 1:38:33 PM
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The Odd Woman and the City is our mutual humanity all those wonderful discordant notes all of the flaws and all of our failures. We love we lose and in these gaps in these surprises we make our art our lives our meaning. In celebrating the 50 different ways people struggle to remain human Gornick is celebrating us all and forging connections that in spite of the dissolution as we drift away from one another remain permanent.httpwww.compulsivereader.com20160515a-review-of-the-odd-woman-and-the-city-by-vivian-gornick
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Captain America. civil war. [videorecording]
Author: Russo, Anthony, 1970-, film director. -- Russo, Joe, film director. -- Markus, Christopher, screenwriter. -- McFeely, Stephen, screenwriter. -- Feige, Kevin, 1973-, film producer. -- Evans, Chris, 1981-, actor. -- Downey, Robert, Jr., 1965-, actor. -- Joh
Publisher: South Yarra, Victoria Distributed by Walt Disney Company (Australia), 2016. -- copyright2016
Review by: Bosanac (Staff), Sergeja Mrs  on: 4/12/2016 1:40:04 PM
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Captain America Civil War is a reminder of exactly what makes Marvel movies work and what DCs efforts have been severely lacking. Civil War is joyful and fun even in the darker moments. Plus it has emotional resonance characters you can genuinely invest in and one narrative arc that is coherent and disciplined despite the formidable challenge of servicing 12
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10 Cloverfield Lane. [videorecording]
Author: Trachtenberg, Dan, film director. -- Abrams, J. J. (Jeffrey Jacob), 1966-, film producer. -- Weber, Lindsey, film producer. -- Campbell, Josh, screenwriter. -- Stuecken, Matt, screenwriter. -- Chazelle, Damien, 1985-, screenwriter. -- Goodman, John, 1952-
Publisher: Australia Distributed by Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2016]. -- 2016.
Review by: Bosanac (Staff), Sergeja Mrs  on: 4/12/2016 1:36:46 PM
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If youre into films that will keep you on the edge of your seat always guessing at the next twist then 10 Cloverfield Lane is definitely a must own. httpredvdit.comreviews10-cloverfield-lane
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Florence Foster Jenkins [videorecording]
Author: Frears, Stephen, film director. -- Martin, Nicholas, film producer. -- Kuhn, Michael, screenwriter. -- Seaward, Tracey, screenwriter. -- Streep, Meryl, actor. -- Grant, Hugh, actor. -- Helberg, Simon, actor. -- Ferguson, Rebecca, 1983-, actor. -- Arianda,
Publisher: [Australia] Entertainment One Films Australia Pty Ltd., [2016] -- Moore Park, NSW Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment South Pacific Pty Ltd., [2016]
Review by: Bosanac (Staff), Sergeja Mrs  on: 4/12/2016 1:32:14 PM
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As far as the film goes despite being very light hearted in style in does get to you emotionally. Such is the power of director Stephen Frears The Queen and screenwriter Nicholas Martins Midsomer Murders style of filmmaking that many of the scenes of the ailing Florence really do start to get you so much so that you do want her to be happy. That style of filmmaking also raises suspense at times when you wonder how some people will be react to Florences singing and how their reaction will affect
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