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Forum: Non-Fiction 04-29-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 517
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Posted By The Grave Maurice
I didn't make the point clearly, did I. It...

I didn't make the point clearly, did I. It actually should be "wicket", i.e., a small door in a larger gate. You wrote "wicker". I'm pretty sure it wasn't a wicker wicket.
Forum: Non-Fiction 04-29-2017, 11:57 AM
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Posted By The Grave Maurice
I thought it was just a typo but then you talked...

I thought it was just a typo but then you talked about anybody hiding behind it being able to see out, presumably because it was loosely-woven wicker. A small point but something to bear in mind for...
Forum: Non-Fiction 04-29-2017, 07:16 AM
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Posted By The Grave Maurice
Well done, Tom!

I thoroughly enjoyed this book; it's well written and raises several interesting points to ponder. Just one minor thing, Tom: you might want to check out the difference between a wicker door and a...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 10-27-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,594
Posted By The Grave Maurice
Yeah, sorry, wrong thread. I'm out of practice.

Yeah, sorry, wrong thread. I'm out of practice.
Forum: General Victim Discussion 10-27-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,075
Posted By The Grave Maurice
To get back to your question, Madam, I've read...

To get back to your question, Madam, I've read most of the books about JTR but I can't recall one that claims all of the victims weren't prostitutes.
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 10-27-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,594
Posted By The Grave Maurice
To get back to your question, Madame, I've read...

To get back to your question, Madame, I've read most of the books about JTR but I can't recall one that claims all of the victims weren't prostitutes.
Forum: Other 08-06-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,380
Posted By The Grave Maurice
I agree. I enjoyed the story and the writing. ...

I agree. I enjoyed the story and the writing. The US edition is titled The Trial of Elizabeth Cree. The book is fiction although it refers to real contemporary figures and has allusions to the...
Forum: Pub Talk 08-06-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 105,902
Posted By The Grave Maurice
Hi Stan, Hope you have a very happy birthday....

Hi Stan,

Hope you have a very happy birthday. And I continue to enjoy your centenaries thread.

All the best.

Ken
Forum: Notable Persons 05-13-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,500
Posted By The Grave Maurice
Oh, I'm so sad. My sympathies are with his family...

Oh, I'm so sad. My sympathies are with his family and friends. I've read his book at least 12 times and wished he would have written more on the subject. 67 is far too young to die, especially for...
Forum: Pub Talk 12-06-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,680
Posted By The Grave Maurice
We were in The Bells about a year ago on a...

We were in The Bells about a year ago on a Saturday afternoon. Found it very pleasant and not crowded at all. We had a pleasant chat with a Danish family who sat at the table beside us and we had a...
Forum: Ripper Authors 12-06-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,102
Posted By The Grave Maurice
That is sad to hear. Since it's the weekend, I...

That is sad to hear. Since it's the weekend, I think I'll re-read my favourite of his books, Ritual in the Dark.
Forum: Pub Talk 12-02-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,612
Posted By The Grave Maurice
Hiya Mark, I've been fine, just pursuing some...

Hiya Mark,

I've been fine, just pursuing some other interests lately, but I keep an eye on the boards. Nice to see that Sam Flynn is posting again.

I should tell you once more how grateful I am...
Forum: Pub Talk 12-02-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,612
Posted By The Grave Maurice
Good evening, Inspector, and welcome. Remember if...

Good evening, Inspector, and welcome. Remember if you go back to the White Hart to ask them if you can see the basement.
Forum: Audio -- Visual 01-16-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 29,485
Posted By The Grave Maurice
For any Canadians who haven't noticed, Ripper...

For any Canadians who haven't noticed, Ripper Street begins January 19th on Space. :flag_canada:
Forum: Periodicals 11-15-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 22,990
Posted By The Grave Maurice
Don, Sad news indeed;NIR was an excellent...

Don,

Sad news indeed;NIR was an excellent publication. Take care of yourself.
Forum: Pub Talk 10-29-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,761
Posted By The Grave Maurice
Just got home and watching CNN. Looks pretty...

Just got home and watching CNN. Looks pretty scary. Our thoughts are with everyone in Sandy's path.
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-29-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 46,821
Posted By The Grave Maurice
For some reason, the book won't be available in...

For some reason, the book won't be available in Canada until November 6, but I've got copies on order. (Another good Christmas present idea.)
Forum: Non-Ripper Books by Ripper Authors 10-29-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,876
Posted By The Grave Maurice
Indeed, Mark's prose is impeccable and it leads...

Indeed, Mark's prose is impeccable and it leads us through a well-researched and well-told story. Like Jenni, I intend to buy several copies to give as Christmas presents.
Forum: Non-Fiction 10-26-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,252
Posted By The Grave Maurice
Indexing is largely a thankless task, but it...

Indexing is largely a thankless task, but it makes doing research so much easier. My copy arrived yesterday and I was using it last night. It's great: we all owe David a debt of gratitude for his...
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,179
Posted By The Grave Maurice
No you don't. All it means is that you're one of...

No you don't. All it means is that you're one of us.
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,179
Posted By The Grave Maurice
Glad to hear you had such a good time. Philip...

Glad to hear you had such a good time. Philip Hutchinson showed me what he believed to be some of the original setts in the square (we don't say "cobbles" around Philip): they are the reddish ones...
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,179
Posted By The Grave Maurice
So, Jason, how was your East End experience? Did...

So, Jason, how was your East End experience? Did it live up to your expectations?
Forum: General Discussion 10-19-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,179
Posted By The Grave Maurice
Looks as though you have lots of good advice for...

Looks as though you have lots of good advice for your tour, Jason. All I would add is get to Mitre Square as quickly as you can before they start knocking it down. And check the Transport for London...
Forum: Pub Talk 10-18-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,068
Views: 105,902
Posted By The Grave Maurice
Hope you have a very happy birthday, Martin. It...

Hope you have a very happy birthday, Martin. It was a pleasure speaking with you again in York.

Ken
Forum: Ripperologist 10-16-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 21,821
Posted By The Grave Maurice
I'm just catching up on my reading after getting...

I'm just catching up on my reading after getting back from England and I agree with all the praise being heaped on this issue. Everything from the editorial to the book reviews is first rate....
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