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The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag by Alan Bradley
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May 31, 10

Read from May 28 to 31, 2010

Blew right on through this, with relish. Can't wait for the next one, and it appears there will be at least 2 more which is wonderful.

I didn't like this quite as well as Sweetness, largely because the murder plot contained more than one red herring. I know real life is full of red herrings, but more than one in a murder plot is too much for me. It was just not as well-constructed as the last plot. I still enjoyed it, largely because the descriptions were so excellent. The puppet show in particular was extremely vividly described - I enjoyed it as much as if I had seen it myself.
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