Jo Nesbø Reinvents Macbeth as a Gritty Procedural

The idea of reinventing Macbeth as a gritty, noir-ish procedural sounded quite interesting to me, but I confess I had a very hard time getting into this story. The opening chapters are densely populated with information about the setting, its history, the crime that takes place within it, and (curiously) the passage of a single … More Jo Nesbø Reinvents Macbeth as a Gritty Procedural

Mildred Pierce, by James Cain: Book Review

Mildred Pierce is an independent woman trying to get ahead in a society that doesn’t give women many chances. Along the way she must deal with tragedy, romance, and one hell of a conceited daughter. … More Mildred Pierce, by James Cain: Book Review