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The power and the gory, Ginette McDonald

Peter Jackson: From Prince of Splatter to Lord of the Rings Ian Pryor Random House, $39.95, ISBN 1869415558 An Irish psychic told me recently that I had a strong connection with Peter Jackson. Whacko, I thought. Bring it on. A…
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Good keen women, Ginette McDonald

Stroppy Sheilas and Gutsy Girls  Sandra Coney Tandem Press, $24.95, ISBN 1 87717 829 2 In a memorable scene in the 1973 BBC TV drama series Shoulder to Shoulder, an evocation of the suffrage move-ment in Great Britain, Lady Constance’s…
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So that’s where you go to, my lovely, Ginette McDonald

60s Chicks Hit the 90s Jane Tolerton Penguin, $24.95, ISBN 0 140 27243 7 Mea culpa. I am a Sixties Chick. A Catholic one to boot. I’ve been probed by Jane Tolerton in her gently determined style for her amazingly…
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