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House of Cards (original version)

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Witzend Sun 18-Aug-19 10:47:56

I've just been re-reading this - very interesting, esp. in the light of all the battling for power that's going on at the moment!
I read or heard recently that many years ago,before the author Michael Dobbs was an author, he was on holiday complaining to his wife about how rubbish the novel was (I think a thriller) that he was reading.

So she said, 'Well, why don't you write a better one then?'
Or words to that effect.
So he did.

BradfordLass72 Sun 18-Aug-19 11:06:58

And very good it was too.

Ian Richardson was absolutely amazing, and scary, in the TV series.

BradfordLass72 Sun 18-Aug-19 11:08:20

I was so tempted to just write, 'Of course YOU may think that - I couldn't possibly comment.'
But I wanted to mention Ian smile

Jane10 Sun 18-Aug-19 11:11:46

Ian Richardson was magnificent!