Sunday, March 02, 2008

Deanna Raybourn's "Silent in the Grave," the movie

Now showing at My Book, The Movie: Deanna Raybourn's Silent in the Grave and Silent in the Sanctuary, the first two installments of the Lady Julia Grey series.

Raybourn's entry opens:
The funny thing about imagining the late Victorian Julia Grey series as a movie is that nobody ever picks anybody to play Lady Julia Grey, the aristocratic amateur sleuth. I blame Nicholas Brisbane. He’s Julia’s partner in detection and more, a mysterious private inquiry agent, tall, dark, handsome, and enigmatic — a devastating combination. Women like to cast his role endlessly, and they have very strong opinions on the matter. Just this week I got an e-mail from an Australian reader who included a picture of “local boy Hugh Jackman” as her pick. (Not that I would have any say whatsoever in casting, but it was nice to have a little eye candy at my desk.) The top choices to play Nicholas are — in no particular order because otherwise there would be a serious catfight — Hugh Jackman...[read on]
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My Book, The Movie: Silent in the Grave and Silent in the Sanctuary.

--Marshal Zeringue