“Enter the World of the Avengers’ iconic master spy…” in Black Widow: Forever Red Margaret Stohl extends the Marvel Cinematic Universe and it’s characters into more personal intrigue, especially where Natasha Romanoff, the title character and lead of the story, is concerned.Declassify >
Deep Undercover by Jack Barsky is the story of a former KGB spy turned Americanized operative turned American citizen, an enthralling and compelling read.
In truth, the most direct and apt description of the book is contained in the afterword, written by the CIA agent who brought him in, Joe Reilly. “This book takes you through many adventures and reveals much about the world of the Cold War. But the most interesting parts are about the man himself.Declassify >
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What Michael Chabon has created with The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay is something both novel and cinematic. It’s not short, but it’s not long-winded, and it remains so compelling that you find yourself rooting for many of the characters, even the ones you don’t want to root for.Declassify >
It seems odd that NBC’s made-for-TV movie of The Hobbit, which first aired on November 27, 1977, should be so divisive among fans. It is, after all, not only a faithful adaptation of the book upon which it is based but it is also the first adaption to the screen, both large and small.
That’s right, 1977; 35 years before Peter Jackson’s trilogy of the same name debuted, 24 years before Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy first debuted, and one year ahead of Ralph Bakshi’s animated critically acclaimed Lord of the Ring, there was Rankin/Bass’s The Hobbit.Declassify >
Empire of Imagination by Michael Witwer is a grand retelling of the life and times of Ernest Gary Gygax, from his childhood and earliest inspirations, playfulness, and adventurousness ness to his early wargaming and the creation of the game which is synonymous with his name Dungeons & Dragons, to the exile from the company he founded in TSR and his resurgence as a celebrity. It’s all in the pages of this books.
The author of this book takes a novel approach to the telling of Gygax’s life story by making a narrative out of it.Declassify >