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book cover image The Story of Egypt

From the earliest sun god — the great “He-She”— the Egyptian universe brought together two halves of a complete whole. Joann Fletcher explores.

The film by Michal Szczerbic, “The Righteous”, tells the story of the hiding of a Jewish orphan girl, Hania, during the holocaust by a Polish couple. Many years after the war Hania, now an adult, returns to Poland to find the family of her saviours and asks them to accept the honorific title “The Righteous Among the Nations”.   This story was inspired by the true events experienced by film director Michal Szczerbic’s  family and friends.

Book cover image - The Lying Game

If you love psychological suspense, you're going to love Ruth Ware's novels. Her third book, The Lying Game has just released and yes, I loved it!

Book cover image - Two Nights

I'm always up for a new read from Kathy Reichs. Her newest book, Two Nights, is a stand alone that introduces us to a great female lead named Sunday Night.

quo vadis

Quo Vadis movie is based on the novel under the same title by Henryk Sienkiewicz, renown Polish writer laureate of a 1905 Nobel Prize in literature . The book had several screen adaptations in the past but Jerzy Kawalerowicz film from 2001 is the first done by a Polish director.

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The Red Spider has been called an unconventional serial killer movie, crime thriller that succeeds in holding the attention despite ignoring the genre's rules, metaphysical or psychological thriller. Even its director Marcin Koszalka called it “neither a thriller nor a crime movie”.

book cover image City of Dreams

"Huddled masses" arrived; some singular personalities emerged. New York City has been America's defining port of entry for nearly four centuries.