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Dull. Dreary. Dry. These are not words I would ever have expected to use to describe a novel by William

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A master class in mystery writing this is a novel from the 1940s whose issues are just as relevant today

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The Comforters by Muriel Spark #bookreview

The Comforters was a disappointment. Flashes of humour that wouldn’t be out of place in an Ealing comedy didn’t make up for a confusing plot.

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His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet

His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet is an intriguing b blend of historical fiction and crime in the highlands of Scotland

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The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey

Was Richard III a murderer or has history maligned his reputation? Josephine Tey puts her detective to work on the case in a fictionalised crime story

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