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Cormoran Strike is your classic private eye -- damaged (he lost a leg in Afghanistan), sleeping in his office, jilted, in debt and with few client prospects, but that doesn't last long. First, a lovely young temporary secretary, who has "recurring ch ...more
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"My dearest Tom,

Upon reading your letter, my first impulse was to burn the accompanying package, walk away, and be done with us forever. But, as you seem to have uncannily predicted, I've now spent a couple of days and nights in your flat, devourin..." Read more of this review »
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Damn, I was sad to come to the end of this book. Set in the rather fascinating milieu of 1970s Britain, a bright Anglican bishop's daughter gets a math degree at Cambridge, has an affair with a much older professor, and is recruited for an entry-leve ...more
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“Kathy was a Republican, one of those people who used the unforgivable phrase "meant to be"--usually when describing her own good fortune or the disasters that had befallen other people.”
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“Her only thought was of getting away, as if she were carrying a live grenade from inside the house, so that when it exploded, it would destroy just herself.”
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“That we have some history together that hasn’t happened yet.”
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“Symbols are nothing but the natural speech of drama.”
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