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This may take me quite some time to read through.

Not the cover of my edition
Not the cover of my edition

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A classic work combining classic works.

I bought this because it's considered one of the great works of literature and has survived into common culture. Though I can see why this would have been popular at the time, especially thanks to the forward saying that the brief writing style was rare, I don't yet see why this would appeal to today's person. Perhaps it's just me, but so far I find the writing style rather insulting.

Unabridged:

  1. 1887 - A Study in Scarlet
  2. 1890 - The Sign of the Four
  3. 1892 - The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  4. 1893 - The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
  5. 1902 - The Hound of the Baskervilles
  6. 1904 - The Return of Sherlock Holmes
  7. 1908 - The Adventure of Wisteria Lodge
  8. 1908 - The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans



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Whiteout (2009) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0365929/
http://wwws.warnerbros.co.jp/whiteout/

A death in Antarctica spurs an investigation that leads to a murder mystery over lost Soviet-era cannisters.

Decent enough to recommend for a watch, but as I've seen three times now I can say that it's a forgettable movie save for Kate Beckensale being hot.



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