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The Winter Queen by Boris Akunin
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Jul 04, 10

bookshelves: russia, crime, 20th-century, historical-fiction
Read from June 20 to July 01, 2010, read count: 2

This book really reminds me of working at Telewest in 2005, mainly because I originally bought it in the British Heart Foundation in Woking. For some reason Woking seems to be completely full of second hand book shops - it's amazing, I got loads of books when I was there.

I really really loved this the first time around, but this time it felt a bit light. Fandorin is still a good character, I just remember it being meatier. This is possibly because I've read a stack of Sherlock Holmes since I first read this, so by comparison it's not as good.

Hmmm, I feel i've been a bit mean now. I'm still going finish the series so that makes it okay - 3 stars, buy it from a second hand shop near you today!
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Paul You should read some Raymond Chandler. Hell, everyone should!


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