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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Whispering Winds of Change


While in the Bay, I discovered this interesting book in my favourite op-shop. I had never heard of Stuart Wilde nor read any of his books. A quick GOOGLE search brought up several commentaries for and against him and I still have to make up my own mind about him.

Although I won't rush out to buy any of his other books, I did find some of his writing in Whispering Winds of Change quite compelling.

However, after last night's heavy rains it's time for something lighter: Alistair MacLean's Ice Station Zebra. No, not the book which I read many years ago during my Alistair MacLean/Hammond Innes/Wilbur Smith stage of life, but the movie with Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine and Patrick McGoohan: