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Helen Helen said: " I have read everyone's ideas here and the general feeling that this book is great. However, I cannot get into it.The timelines are confusing. The characters are sterotyped. the writing is just darn corny at times. However, I will have another attempt ...more "

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Helen made a comment in the group Scandinavian and Nordic Crime FictionJuly 2016 read-along topic
" Just finished "The Dying Detective". G. W. Leif Persson one of my favourite writers. I loved it. but I do not know where the series goes from here. (P ...more "
Helen made a comment in the group Scandinavian and Nordic Crime FictionIntroduce yourself. topic
" Hi Ian, I am from Newcastle. New South Wales. I love G.G. Leif LPersson, Indridision, and Johan Lier Hoyst. Jussi Alder Olssen would be my least favou ...more "
Helen made a comment in the group Scandinavian and Nordic Crime FictionBooks I missed. topic
" The Second Child is perhaps the best. A good start. it received excellent reviews. I read it and gave it to my sister who loved it also. Enjoy. "
Helen made a comment in the group Scandinavian and Nordic Crime FictionWhat are you reading? topic
" I loved "The Living and the Dead in Winsford" so much that I have brought "The Summer of Kim Novak' on e bay. I am going to read all his books. he has ...more "
The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure
" What happened to the first wife? I know she got bored, however, it would have been nice if we knew her fate. Was Switzerland allowing people to escape ...more "
Helen voted on a poll in the group Around the World in Books
What book would you like to read for February 2016? The country is Russia. Thanks everyone for your suggestions and votes.

She voted for: A Hero of Our Time
Helen and 1 other person liked Rebecca's review of The Paris Architect:
The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure
"Such a brilliant premise for this WW2 book and such terrible prose to go with it. It was so disappointing. The main character was unpleasant and hard to like - but then that was true of most of the characters. The language didn't fit the times at..." Read more of this review »
Helen and 1 other person liked Charles's review of The Paris Architect:
The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure
"I am disappointed and angry that I wasted time on such a shallow book. It has totally predictable scenes and characters. It turns horrific events into tensionless preaching. I feel misled by normally trustworthy reviewers such as Booklist. They mu..." Read more of this review »
Helen and 4 other people liked Abby's review of The Paris Architect:
The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure
"It's 1942 in occupied Paris, the Gestapo is ruthlessly rounding up and killing Jews, a self-involved French architect who is indifferent to their fate is reluctantly recruited to design hiding places and eventually and predictably locates his cons..." Read more of this review »
Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith
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