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John Carroll

John Carroll reviews 'Freeze Frame' by David Smith, 'Hardboiled' edited by Stuart Coupe and Julie Ogden, and 'A Corpse at the Opera House' edited by Stephen Knight

December 1992, no. 147 14 July 2022
Freeze Frame by David Smith Penguin, $14.95 Wildlife film-makers Richard Southeby and his wife Nicole Vander are filming a duck hunt at Great Dismal Swamp, North Carolina, where Greenpeace demonstrators plan to make their presence felt. Their fanatical leader, Simon Rosenberg, has a flowing beard and deeply troubled eyes. His idea is to get his troops in front of the guns, really provoke the sho ... (read more)