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Average rating: 3.85 · 11,011 ratings · 1,534 reviews · 27 distinct worksSimilar authors
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Cold Bath Street by A.J. Hartley
"Cold Bath Street by A J Hartley

I enjoyed this book because of its compelling characters, creepy atmosphere and a clever plot. It was hard to put down and I finished it in just one day.
Set in Preston, in the 1980s, for me it was very evocative. M..." Read more of this review »
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"DNF. It kills me to, because I've liked everything ELSE I've read by this author, but this one just isn't for me. I made it through the first one, but didn't love it. I decided to give the second a shot, but it's just not my genre. "
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"This detective story set in a sort of mannerpunk South Africa was so enjoyable to read that I was *shocked* to find out a white man wrote it.
Well done, AJ! This is very frank discussion of colonialism and race. "
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Genuinely original, which is not something you can say often. I loved the premise and the way the story was permitted to unfold through different narrative means requiring a certain amount of dot-connecting by the reader. Couldn't help feeling that t ...more
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“You're a kid,' said Alexandra. 'There is no just about it. Only adults say just a kid and what the heck do they know about anything? Have you looked at their world lately?”
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