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To misquote Martha and the Vandellas: summer's here and the time is right for reading on the beach. Publishers everywhere are ready to sell books perfect to be smeared with suntan lotion and gritted with sand. Here are some suggestions for your holiday mini-library.

Sunday, 3 June, 2012, 12:00am

So Blonde: Back to the Island

This game for the Nintendo DS can be best described as Clueless meets Legally Blonde shipwrecked on Lost. Then there are the extras from Pirates of the Caribbean.

This castaway story has pirates, ghosts, lost treasure and a beautiful blonde heroine.

19 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Asterix at the Olympic Games

You better empty out those bottles of magic potion because, even back in 50 BC, performance-enhancing drugs were illegal.

If you do take them, your tongue will turn blue and you will be disqualified like the Romans and not get to play the new 3D Nintendo DS game Asterix at the Olympic Games by Atari.

25 Nov 2007 - 12:00am


Test your general knowledge. The answers are below.

14 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

New system helps linguists with translation programs

I RECALL you writing in Technology Post some time ago about a program available from the United States which assisted in learning French. I understood the text of a book would be shown at the top in French with the English translation scrolling underneath.

18 May 1993 - 12:00am