superb companion to the weird world of Talbingo. All The Time We Thought We Had – Gordon Darroch, Polygon – out now THE author was planning a move to his wife Magteld’s native Holland with their two young autistic sons when she was diagnosed with terminal cancer. His powerful and profound memoir of their life together – from their first meeting as teenagers to her death – is beautifully written and devastatingly sad. I Invited Her In – Adele Parks, HQ – out now AN unplanned pregnancy meant Mel dropped out of college while her pal Abi went on to a glamorous career.
But when Abi, divorced and heartbroken turns up on Mel’s doorstep, she comes to regret offering a warm welcome.
A predictable but entertaining domestic noir. The Time Tunnel A RELEASE of the 60s TV series about two scientists trapped in a time stream who end up at notable times in the past, like The Alamo. The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy A Blu-ray re-release of the six-part 1981 TV adaptation of Douglas Adams’s surreal sci-fi story about genial Arthur Dent’s adventures in space and time.
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