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Movie: How I Ended This Summer

At a crumbling arctic meteorological station, two men work in isolation taking readings and reporting them over the radio. Pavel is young and unfocussed, naturally resentful of the older, grumpier Sergei. Bored senseless waiting for the job to be over, Pavel is unprepared for the test of his character that arrives instead. [more inside]
posted by fleacircus on Feb 18, 2019 - 4 comments

Book: Washington Black

High adventure fraught with cliffhanger twists marks this runaway-slave narrative, which leaps, sails, and soars from Caribbean cane fields to the fringes of the frozen Arctic and across a whole ocean. (Opening line from Kirkus Review, one of many publications to list Esi Edugyan's novel among the best fiction of 2018). Booker Prize shortlisted nominee. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Feb 2, 2019 - 2 comments

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