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Review: The Great Pretenders June 24, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary, Modern
Review: The Great Pretenders

Don’t tell Mrs B but Beachcombing is presently suffering from a rather silly teenage crush. The subject of his desire is a Scandinavia rheumatologist named Jan Bondeson who writes books in his spare time about strange things. It all began last month. Beachcombing bought twenty odd different volumes from various online sources – several of […]

The Impostor June 2, 2011

Author: Beach Combing | in : Ancient, Contemporary, Medieval, Modern

For ten years a mother and son are separated – war, a prison sentence, the grand tour… – and then  reunited. Only there is a problem. The son is not actually the son, but an impostor. What are the chances that the mother will be taken in? This scenario and the subsequent question appear asinine. […]