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Book reviews: Thrillers and crime fictionMejia’s first foray into crime is a good one. Hattie Hoffman is a precocious, whip-smart 17 year old. She wants “a life bigger than Pine Valley” – the small rural Minnesotan town she’s grown up in.

Live By Night: Ben Affleck pulp fiction bombs; earns less than $10 mln at US Box officeAcademy award-winning actor-director Ben Affleck is back with yet another directorial venture Live By Night, an ambitious pulp fiction set in the 20s—adapted from Dennis Lehane’s 2012 novel of the same name.

 

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Ben Affleck gets serious about his pulp fiction in Live By NightBen Affleck’s first film as a director, 2007’s Gone Baby Gone, was adapted from a novel by Boston crime fiction scribe Dennis Lehane. A little less than a decade later, Affleck returns to Lehane with a drastically elevated status as a filmmaker, having subsequently made two hits for Warner Bros.—one of which, Argo, won the Best Picture Oscar a few years back.