This week we discuss Pyramids of Mars, a classic Hinchcliffe story that comes in the top ten in every reputable fan poll. Naturally enough, Nathan doesn’t like it.
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Links and notes
Well, it’s a Hinchcliffe/Holmes story, so let’s get the sources out of the way: The Riddle of the Sands (1903) by Erskine Childers is a rollicking adventure about an impeding German invasion, and The Secret Garden (1911) by Frances Hodgson Burnett is a beloved children’s book about why doctors cannot be trusted.
Michael Bilton’s Collins the manservant impobably survives the conflagration in Part 4, and goes on many years later to do for Audrey fforbes-Hamilton in To The Manor Born (1979).
Fans of both friction and lubrication will enjoy, among other things, the Journal of Tribology.
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Of our own accord
We’ve all been off to Jamaica with our good friend James: you can hear the results in the first episode of Bondfinger, a commentary track on Dr. No (1962). And you can keep up with all the Bondfinger news on Twitter and Facebook.