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#Auschwitz: a Harrowing Historical Reminder of the Horror of the War and Human Cruelty 

Over the years, I have watched quite a few films and documentaries about this horrific concentration camp which killed more than a million people, both Jews and other prisoners transported there from all over Europe. So when we decided to … Continue reading

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Author Dialogue 3: Meeting Mysterious, Melancholy, Multi-Published James Thompson

I’m not sure how mysterious I am. I suppose I have a tendency toward being melancholy and taciturn. I’m fairly quiet most of the time, unless a subject comes up that I feel strongly about. I tend to be aloof. … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre – Simple Love

  “My eyes passed all other objects to rest on those most remote, the blue peaks. It was those I longed to surmount; all within their boundary of rock and heath seemed prison-ground, exile limits. I traced the white road … Continue reading

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My Take: Swedish Films of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy

With the much anticipated release of the Hollywood remake starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara in coming December, I would like to share my two pence worth on the Swedish original films based on the novels. I have expressed my … Continue reading

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