Suicide Club


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Suicide Club

members wishing to die are chosen by lot, as are those who are to effect their deaths. [Br. Lit.: Stevenson “The Suicide Club”]
See: Suicide
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The Suicide Club is a well-paced thriller balancing a race against time alongside a rich historical tale.
THE SUICIDE CLUB by Andrew Williams Hodder & Stoughton, PS17.
His supervisor Archie (Jon Gries, Napoleon Dynamite), teaches him the ropes, but more importantly attempts to convey critical philosophical messages through a series of four stories: a down and out boxer (Ricky Schroder, NYPD Blue, Silver Spoons, The Champ) is given the opportunity to become a real golden gloves killer; an assassin (Rick Hoffman, Suits, Battleship) kidnaps three people in order to find out who hired him for his latest hit; a new recruit (Bart Johnson, High School Musical) is initiated into a lodge of fez-wearing businessmen where hazing can take a malevolent turn; and a member of a suicide club (Jason Marsden, Boy Meets World, White Squall) introduces real fear into a man about to jump to his death.
There were concerns about terrorist groups operating in London and a students' suicide club in Berlin.
Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide Club by Jeffrey Hatcher (Arizona Theatre Company, Phoenix, AZ) The Game's Afoot by Ken Ludwig (Cleveland Playhouse, Cleveland, OH)
HARTLEPOOL'S Studio venue goes international tomorrow night bringing ELECTRIC SUICIDE CLUB from Strasbourg in France to Teesside with their rockabilly/garage sounds and local DJs playing the best in garage and rock 'n' roll for the monthly Studio A Go-Go gig.
The final essay in this issue considers three recent popular Japanese contributions to the category: Battle Royale, Suicide Club, and Mohou ban.
Kana's demise calls to mind Shion Sono's Suicide Club (2002), wherein young Japanese women collectively make a mass-suicide pact online.
My favorite story is "The Suicide Club," which is about Prince Florizel of Bohemia and his confidant (translation: babysitter), Colonel Geraldine.
Ichi took the People's Choice Bronze award for Most Groundbreaking Film while the Silver went to Shion Sono's Suicide Club (2002).
The Sky team are generally a good bunch but when our boys are involved it's like a suicide club in the commentary box.
Samuels directed Corman's ``The Suicide Club,'' starring Jonathan Pryce and based on the Robert Louis Stevenson story, due in 2000.