His Dark Materials: Lord Boreal and Father MacPhail book change EXPOSED in pivotal scene | Books | Entertainment

His Dark Materials has had a chequered past when it comes to its translation from the page to the screen. While other book series have enjoyed enormous success during their adaptation – Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander novels and Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings to name just two. Pullman is also a critically-acclaimed author and well-known for More...

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By Tony Korbe On Sunday, November 10th, 2019

His Dark Materials theory: Naked angels could be totally changed to fit with BBC watershed | Books | Entertainment

In the original novels, there are a number of angels that appears along lead character Lyra’s journey. Interestingly, Pullman chose for the transcendent figures to be completely naked, creating a stark contrast More...

By Tony Korbe On Saturday, November 9th, 2019

The Book of the Year 2019 – The World’s Weirdest News | Books | Entertainment

No Such Thing As A Fish is a team of researchers who work on the BBC TV show QI. They are James Harkin, Andrew Hunter Murray, Anna Ptaszynski and Dan Schreiber. They have produced a chunky stocking filler of More...

By Tony Korbe On Saturday, November 9th, 2019

‘Real chance Brexit will NOT happen, we’re in deeply dangerous position’ May biographer | Books | Entertainment

Over three years since the referendum, two deadlines missed and Brexit still hasn’t happened. And according to the author of a new biography of Theresa May’s time in No 10, there’s a “significant chance” More...

By Tony Korbe On Friday, November 8th, 2019

Theresa May ‘COULDN’T’ sack Boris Johnson as Seldon says ex PM knew she ‘wasn’t strong’ | Books | Entertainment

After becoming Prime Minister in 2016, Theresa May made her rival and successor Boris Johnson Foreign Secretary thinking she could handle him. However, Sir Anthony Seldon, who has written a new biography of More...

By Tony Korbe On Thursday, November 7th, 2019

A Brief History of Puzzles | Books | Entertainment

Bill has written a volume chockfull of fascinating info interspersed with 120 puzzles. The earliest collection of puzzles was compiled – probably – by Alcuin of York – an early reformer of the Christian More...

By Tony Korbe On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Game of Throne creator George RR Martin on writing The Winds of Winter and ASOIAF | Books | Entertainment

Game of Thrones may be over, but George RR Martin says he really has to focus without distractions to finish The Winds of Winter and A Song of Ice and Fire as a whole. Now in a new interview, the 71-year-old More...

By Tony Korbe On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

One Week ‘Til Christmas – A perfect life … or is it? | Books | Entertainment

It’s not quite the enviable existence her readers would believe it to be. So, when Isobel finds herself in London for a full week before Christmas, she hopes to catch up with a few friends, have a much-needed More...

By Tony Korbe On Monday, November 4th, 2019

Game of Thrones: Arya will NOT do this in the final book A Dream of Spring | Books | Entertainment

The younger Stark girl is a universal fan favourite. She even survived the hugely divisive final season of the HBO adaptation with her reputation and popularity intact. If anything, she was the only character More...

By Tony Korbe On Sunday, November 3rd, 2019

Game of Thrones: ANOTHER Targaryen is Azor Ahai NOT Jon or Daenerys | Books | Entertainment

OK, so the show is over, even if the rumbles of rebellion from angry fans roll on. However, the books are still two novels and probably around 2,000 pages from the grand finale. A lot can happen – and change. More...

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