‘The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared’

JONASSON, Jonas. The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared. 2009. [Translated by Rod Bradbury] ‘Escaping (in his slippers) through his bedroom window, into the flowerbed, Allan makes his getaway. And so begins his picaresque and unlikely journey involving criminals, several murders, a suitcase full of cash, and incompetent police.’ There are … Continue reading ‘The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared’

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‘Resident Evil: The Umbrella Conspiracy’

PERRY, Stephanie Danelle. Resident Evil: The Umbrella Conspiracy. 2012. ‘When Racoon City, a remote mountain community, is suddenly besieged by a rash of grisly murders, bizarre reports start to spread, describing attacks from vicious creatures, some human... some not. At the center of these deaths is a dark, secluded mansion belonging to the mysterious Umbrella … Continue reading ‘Resident Evil: The Umbrella Conspiracy’