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A Breach of Security by Susan Hill
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I picked this ebook up thinking it was the new Simon Serrailler book. It is a Simon Serrailler book that I hadn't read but it's just a short one, somewhere between a short story and a novella. Oddly it seems to take place after The Soul of Discretion ...more
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Death of an Avid Reader by Frances Brody
Death of an Avid Reader (Kate Shackleton, #6)
by Frances Brody (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2014
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I've enjoyed the previous books in this series so I was a bit disappointed to walk into Waterstones in Huddersfield a few weeks ago and find a big sign telling me that Frances Brody was coming to sign books... I was disappointed because the time on t ...more
I Think You'll Find it's a Bit More Complicated Than That by Ben Goldacre
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I was a bit disappointed to see that Ben Goldacre's new book was just a collection of his mostly previously published writing - the majority of the book is made up of his Bad Science columns from the Guardian, and you can read a lot of that on his we ...more
Casting Off by Elizabeth Jane Howard
Casting Off
by Elizabeth Jane Howard
read in October, 2014
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Whereas the first three books in the series are very much about a family spending too much time in close proximity as the result of a wartime evacuation from London to Sussex, and the problems that result from that, this book is very much about the d ...more
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The Jewels of Paradise by Donna Leon
The Jewels of Paradise
by Donna Leon
read in October, 2014
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I'm surprised by how miserable a lot of the comments and reviews about this book are. I suspect a lot of that stems from the fact that it's not a Brunetti book - I think it's the only non-series book that Donna Leon has written but I may be wrong abo ...more
The Beginner’s Goodbye by Anne Tyler
The Beginner’s Goodbye
by Anne Tyler
read in October, 2014
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My kindle chose to die and take with it the long list of downloaded samples of every book I've fancied reading but haven't got round to yet in the last few years. Of course it did that just when I was having a bad week and really needed the direction ...more
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Kirsty Darbyshire
Kirsty Darbyshire has completed her goal of reading 72 books for the 2012 Reading Challenge!
 
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