• Wednesday
  • July 30, 2014
  • Last updated: 7:31pm
Hong Kong




Search Results

Results 81 - 90 of 359 for hodder

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. The Reapers

    Posted Jan 11th 2009, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd The Reapers by John Connolly Hodder & Stoughton, HK$57 John Connolly's crime novels starring Maine private detective Charlie Parker are quite possibly the best crime novels in the world. Scary, moving and addictive, they are distinguished by the atmospheric prose and the depth of the characterisations. Increasingly, this has extended to bit-part players ...

  2. Naked to the Hangman

    Posted Sep 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Naked to the Hangman by Andrew Taylor Hodder, HK$115 Crime novels these days are often served to readers in conveyor-belt style, with parts assembled on a tried and tested framework. However, Andrew Taylor's Naked to the Hangman, the eighth in the series, has a quality that lifts it above competitors in the genre. Part of the book's charm is the setting ...

  3. Duma Key

    Posted Nov 09th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd by Stephen King Hodder & Stoughton, HK$120 It has been a weird few years for Stephen King. When he was scaring the world with wonderful novels such as Carrie, Misery and Pet Sematary, no one beyond his millions of fans wanted to know. Then slowly, he began to be taken seriously. King being King, he responded with Cell, an old-school shocker about killer mobile phones, ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - FICTION JAMES KIDD

    E-books/audiobooks review: fiction

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... by John Grisham (read by Richard Thomas) Hodder and Stoughton (audiobook) I started and now I have to keep going to the finish. Having picked up Kid Lawyer, I have followed Theodore Boone's ...

  5. The Dragon's Tail

    Posted Aug 10th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... James Kidd The Dragon's Tail by Adam Williams Hodder & Stoughton, HK$128 The Dragon's Tail completes a loose trilogy of novels about China that began with 2003's The Palace of Heavenly Pleasure and continued with The Emperor's Bones. This third episode concludes an intelligently entertaining history lesson that Williams escorts from the Boxer Rebellion ...

  6. The Wind Through the Keyhole

    Posted May 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... James Kidd The Wind Through the Keyhole by Stephen King (read by King) Hodder & Stoughton (audiobook) The Wind Through the Keyhole is an entertaining, if slightly unnerving, addition to Stephen King's long-running fantasy-western series, The Dark Tower. Our brooding hero, Roland Deschain- a combination of Clint Eastwood and Malcolm Reynolds from Joss Whedon's ...

  7. In God We Doubt

    Posted May 18th 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan In God We Doubt by John Humphrys Hodder & Stoughton, HK$128 In God We Doubt won't make a believer of you, or turn you against God. Its aim is to appease agnostics. Which is why fundamentalists and atheists- among them British evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, for whom religion is ridiculous and dangerous- are lined up as targets. John Humphrys' ...

  8. Reefer Men

    Posted May 18th 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Reefer Men by Tony Thompson Hodder & Stoughton, HK$128 It looks- and reads- like a crime novel but Reefer Men is a true story about a group of 16 drug smugglers who made their fortunes getting Americans high. Theirs is an audacious tale with simple beginnings. When a marijuana 'famine' hit the US in 1969, savvy university students began a small-scale operation ...

  9. 101 Things You Wish You'd Invented

    Posted May 11th 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... by record-cover designer Richard Horne and Tracey Turner, author of non-fiction books for children such as Hodder's Disgusting Dictionary, this book is not only filled with fascinating information ...

  10. The Ship of Brides

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Compiled by Charmaine Chan The Ship of Brides by Jojo Moyes Hodder, $101 Jojo Moyes' grandmother was the impetus for this book, based on the long journey made by young Australian women after the second world war. The fictional account focuses on four war brides who in 1946 are among hundreds of women, all on their way to be reunited with their husbands, sailing aboard ...




SCMP.com Account