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In the Presence of the Enemy by Elizabeth  George
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Jul 27, 2010

really liked it
bookshelves: mystery-thriller, fiction
Recommended to Lobstergirl by: Slim Dunlap
Recommended for: Judy Woodruff

Commendably twisty and well-plotted, with none of the awkward cameos from the lower classes that we often have to endure from George. I particularly enjoyed the falling-out between Lynley, Helen, St. James and Deborah as Lynley attacks them ("you three cretins"), deservedly. And Helen calls Lynley "you rotten little pharisee." Later in the book the murdered child's mother's "underpants clung damply to her crotch like an inebriate's palm." Colorful! You won't get that from Agatha Christie.
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Reading Progress

July 27, 2010 – Started Reading
July 27, 2010 – Shelved
July 27, 2010 –
page 10
July 27, 2010 – Shelved as: mystery-thriller
July 28, 2010 –
page 241
45.05% "Lynley calls his fiancee and two best friends cretins. This is why I love Lynley."
July 30, 2010 – Finished Reading
January 27, 2011 – Shelved as: fiction

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