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Murder In Mykonos. Jeffrey Siger (Chief Inspector Andreas Kaldis Mystery)
3.56
A readable and exciting whodunit.

Police officer Andreas Kaldis is a bit disgruntled when he is transferred from Athens to the tourist island of Mykono
...more
Oct 04, 2014
Oct 03, 2014
 
The Unburied
3.38
This is the second historical murder mystery I've read in as many weeks, the previous one being Dissolution by C.J. Sansom. This one, however, is far ...more
Nov 04, 2014
Oct 30, 2014
 
No Highway
3.86
It's interesting to re-read a book after a long time, and see whether your opinion of it has changed. I first read [authoer:Aldous Huxley]'s Brave New ...more
Oct 18, 2014
Oct 16, 2014
 
The Book Of Air And Shadows
3.35
When I started reading this book I didn't think I'd like it, and wrote some initial thoughts on my blog, here The book of air and shadows | Khanya. Bu ...more
Jul 13, 2014
Jun 27, 2014
 
Thunder on the Blaauwberg
3.00
We first heard of this book from a relative who told us that it documented the royal descent of the Green family (my wife Val is a member of this fami ...more
Dec 12, 2014
Dec 12, 2014
 
Dreamcatcher
3.49
I'm never sure what to expect with Stephen King novels. Some I think are very good, some very bad, and most somewhere in between. The ones I liked bes ...more
Sep 18, 2014
Sep 18, 2014
 
The Witch Of Exmoor
3.33
We rejoined the City of Tshwane library, and I saw a bock by Margaret Drabble, and as
she was one of the editors of The Oxford Concise Companion to Eng
...more
May 08, 2014
May 08, 2014
 
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Algebra
3.26
When I was 11 years old I went to high school and started Algebra. A couple of weeks after the beginning of the school term I was sick, and missed abo ...more
not set
Jun 18, 2014
 
Beatniks
3.25
I enjoyed this novel about wannabe beatniks in Bedford, England, perhaps because I too was a wannabe beatnik. The point here being that a wannabe beat ...more
Jul 23, 2014
Jul 23, 2014
 
Busman's Honeymoon (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #11)
4.28
I rinished reading this book a couple of days ago, and it's a classic whodunit combined with a love story. In this particular edition the foreword was ...more
Aug 10, 2014
Aug 10, 2014
 
Shades of Darkness
4.00
Another book that tells it like it was in the apartheid period in South Africa.

A comparison that immediately springs to mind is A dry white season by
...more
May 18, 2014
May 15, 2014
 
Journeys in the Dead Season
2.78
An awaiting trial prisoner reads a book written by an ex-World War 1 soldier. The prisoner is apparently facing a charge of being an accomplice in kid ...more
Sep 25, 2014
Sep 20, 2014
 
In the Memoryof the Forest
3.94
Occasionally one comes across a book by pure serendipity, and this is such a book. My wife picked it up in the library, just to see what it was like, ...more
Sep 2014
Aug 24, 2014
 
The Sixth Lamentation
3.70
I had mixed feelings about this book, which is about a Nazi war criminal who seeks sanctuary in an English monastery, but is eventually brought to tri ...more
May 29, 2014
May 21, 2014
 
The Sword of Honour Trilogy (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics)
4.25
Guy Crouchback, lonely, divorced, and living in Italy, returns to the UK at the beginning of the Second World War, and tries to do his patriotic duty ...more
Jun 25, 2014
Jun 13, 2014
 
George Orwell Omnibus: The Complete Novels: Animal Farm, Burmese Days, A Clergyman's Daughter, Coming up for Air, Keep the Aspidistra Flying, and Nineteen Eighty-Four
4.39
Since this is a collection of novels, I'll comment on each one separately as I read it, on my Khanya blog, and when I've done with all of them may add ...more
not set
Nov 13, 2014
 
The Waves
4.12
This book is different from most novels. It's about six friends, Bernard, Susan, Rhoda, Louis, Neville and Jinny, from childhood to old age, but it sa ...more
Aug 22, 2014
Aug 14, 2014
 
The Sweet-Smelling Jasmine
3.95
A middle-aged suburban housewife, trapped in a marriage that has lost its lustre, meets a friend she had known as a teenager in a sugar mill town on t ...more
May 18, 1998
Jun 12, 2012
 
Rumpole of the Bailey
4.10
Cases and anecdotes of a London lawyer.

If the background is accurate, and there is no reason to suppose that it isn't, it perhaps serves as an introd
...more
Jul 15, 2014
Jul 15, 2014
 
The Sweet-Smelling Jasmine
3.95
None
not set
Jun 12, 2012
 
Thoughts in a Makeshift Mortuary
4.39
None
Jun 13, 1992
Jun 12, 2012
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