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Old 06-21-22, 04:12 PM
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Second book I've read by this author and will look for Underground Railroad soon.
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A quick, fun book, fictionalizing the days leading up to the filming of Frankenstein. Really has me eager to watch the movie again!
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Kurtie, have you read this film book? A compelling look at the making of Chinatown, starting with its embryonic beginnings in Towne's imagination (the book claims it was virtually co-written by a friend of his, Edward Taylor, and finished off by Polanski), and a bit of insight into the last Golden Age of American cinema.


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Kurtie, have you read this film book? A compelling look at the making of Chinatown, starting with its embryonic beginnings in Towne's imagination (the book claims it was virtually co-written by a friend of his, Edward Taylor, and finished off by Polanski), and a bit of insight into the last Golden Age of American cinema.

have not! (But I think I will ...)
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have not! (But I think I will ...)
One of the most interesting aspects of the book, from a writer's perspective, is the description of the tortuous development of the screenplay.
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One of the most interesting aspects of the book, from a writer's perspective, is the description of the tortuous development of the screenplay.
I have it on my 'For Later' shelf on my library app. Still working through Jude the Obscure and have a collection of Chinese Sci-Fi on deck.
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Rex Stout - Gambit. A Nero Wolfe mystery. It's a good book to listen to while on a road trip. Michael Prichard is a great reader.



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Really enjoyed Stoner, but this one was a real slog for me to get through. After having similar experiences with Dracula and a few others, I think I can say I need to stay away from any books whose story is told through letters/diaries/articles/etc. That structure really grinds my pace to a halt.

Was planning on picking up Butcher's Crossing, but I may need to wait a few months to let the memory of this one fade away

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