As literary political fiction, 1984 is considered a classic novel of the social science fiction subgenre. Since its publication in 1949, many of its terms and concepts, such as Big Brother, doublethink, thoughtcrime, Newspeak, and Memory hole, have become contemporary vernacular. In addition, the novel popularised the adjective Orwellian, which refers to lies, surveillance, and manipulation of the... [click here for more]
Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine #21 features the best in contemporary and classic mystery fiction, with a great linup of crimes and columns. Here are: Features:
From Watson’s Notebook, by John H. Watson, M. D.
Ask Mrs Hudson, by (Mrs) Martha Hudson
Screen of the Crime, by Kim Newman
Beam Me Up, Sherlock, by Lynne Stephens
Recurring Characters in the Nero Wolve Stories,... [click here for more]
George Washington Ogden (1871-1966) was a newspaperman who worked as an editor for the Kansas City Star, the Chicago Tribune, and various Munsey publications. He was also a prolific writer of western novels. Born in Kansas, Ogden left home at 17 and never looked back. His adventures and experiences in the western states and territories gave him the background he needed to write authentic tales of the... [click here for more]