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Book Review – Anxious People

By Fredrik Backman

Every time I read a book by Fredrik Backman I thoroughly enjoy it and this is no exception. In Anxious People you can’t help but sympathise, empathise and laugh with and at the characters and situations – but mostly the characters. It is a really good book written with warmth and a keen eye for the absurd. If you haven’t guessed already – I highly recommend it.

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Media Review Sam

Media Review – The Curse of Oak Island

Cover image for The curse of Oak Island [DVD]. Season 1.

By Kevin Burns

I don’t usually watch documentaries but a friend recommended this series to me. Follow brothers Marty and Rick Lagina as they attempt to find treasure on Oak Island off the coast of Nova Scotia. Despite the fact that no-one has found treasure (or anything approaching it) in 200 years people are still drawn to the legend of the island and are still looking for it. Theories of what the treasure is grow larger and stranger with each subsequent season. All the usual and some of the unusual suspects are here ranging from, the rather tame, pirate treasure, the lost manuscripts of Shakespeare all the way through to treasures from the temple of Solomon. If you enjoy a good yarn with potential treasure thrown into the mix then do yourself a favour, sit back and enjoy.

To see ‘The Curse of Oak Island’ on our online catalogue, click here.