Still Life with Crows (2003) – Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

  FBI Special Agent Pendergast is back, and this time, he’s in the middle of nowhere, a tiny, small town, Medicine Creek, set amongst the cornfields of Kansas, where someone (something) has committed a terrible murder. Leaving the body, in a strange tableaux surrounded by crows pierced by arrowheads, the crime scene is unusual, and as…

Ozma of Oz (1907) – L. Frank Baum

    Baum’s third novel in the Oz saga, sees the return of Dorothy Gale, lost at sea, after being swept overboard. She and a talking, yellow hen, the feisty Billina, arrive in the land of Ev. Here on the shores of a large ocean they come across a warning to beware the wheelers, and encounter and befriend…

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) – L. Frank Baum

  While I was laid up in hospital a couple of weeks ago for my hernia operation, I decided I would read a children’s book that I had never looked at before. So my Kindle was happy to add the 15 Oz novels by L. Frank Baum to their library, and I had a look…

Oz, The Great and Powerful (2013) – Sam Raimi

  I was hesitant about seeing Oz, The Great and Powerful. I wasn’t quite sure what they were going to do with it, and honestly, I wasn’t even sure if I wanted to go back to the land of Oz, I mean, there’s the original stories by L. Frank Baum, the classic ’39 film, there…