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The Cambridge Companion to Literature on Screen
Deborah Cartmell
Pathways to Language: From Fetus to Adolescent (The Developing Child)
Kyra Karmiloff, Annette Karmiloff-Smith
Why I Write
George Orwell
A Dance With Dragons
George R.R. Martin
The Arabian Nights (New Deluxe Edition)
Anonymous, Muhsin Mahdi, Husain Haddawy
The Casual Vacancy
J.K. Rowling
Les Misérables: Volume One
Victor Hugo
Dramaturgy and Performance
Cathy Turner, Synne Behrndt

A Study in Scarlet & The Sign of the Four

A Study in Scarlet & The Sign of the Four -  Arthur Conan Doyle I'm not going to review this, I'm just going to quickly sum up some thoughts regarding it.

- Short, quick stories. Took me just a few hours to read.
- Not a fan of the re-tellings of the "badguys". I found them quite boring and uninteresting.
- I kept imagining Robert Downey Jr. as Sherlock. (Never seen the Cumberbatch-editions, and I'm glad I haven't)
- However. As Watson I imagined Enjolras from Les Misérables. What.
- Quite a few mini-plotholes, but nothing I got too upset about.




Three stars, because even though it's a solid good book, it's not the best classic I've read. Not to compare, but I compare.