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You can be guaranteed to come away from a Thomas Christie book with a level of enlightenment not previously held. His knowledge of every topic he tackles is encyclopedic – he is the master of fine detail and no corner of his chosen field escapes his attention and authoritative judgments.
Thomas Christie's breadth of reference, along with his narrative skills and bibliographical details will make Notional Identities a needed and valuable point of future reference for both general readers and literary critics to come.
Professor Emeritus Roderick B. Watson
Author of The Literature of Scotland
The James Bond Movies of the 1980s is a most involving piece of scholarship, superbly written and carefully considered, and providing due recognition toward a solid and engaging - yet under recognised - series of films.
Author of A Close Look at A View to a Kill
The Spectrum of Adventure does a terrific job of it. To say the book is comprehensive is an understatement. [...] All in all, it's a vital and enjoyable resource. Alongside the familiar you're bound to find titles you've never played, and Thomas Christie's words will make you want to hunt them down. Highly recommended.
Mark James Hardisty
Editor of The Classic Adventurer
With The Shadow in the Gallery, Thomas Christie took the Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum to a place rarely experienced by Scottish museums today - a place in Scottish literature. The Smith Trustees are grateful for the new perspectives this has given to visitors, and to the engagement with others who might never visit.
Dr Elspeth King
Director Emeritus of the Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum, Author of The People's Palace and Glasgow Green
Notional Identities should be thoroughly valuable as scholarship but also has great potential to be widely read, both in Scotland and internationally.
Professor Alan Riach
Author of Representing Scotland in Literature, Popular Culture and Iconography: The Masks of the Modern Nation
A real “lad o’ pairts”, best known for his painstakingly researched but eminently readable scholarly works on 20th Century Scottish Literature and James Bond films in particular, Dr Christie brings these same talents to his first novel, The Shadow in the Gallery. Featuring real-life characters, Agatha Christie meets John Dickson Carr in this intriguing mystery whose denouement I defy you to predict. A true tour de force.
David M. Addison
Award-Winning Author of An Innocent Abroad
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