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Death of an Old Girl by Elizabeth Lemarchand
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really liked it
Read 2 times. Last read October 2, 2018.

Thank you to Sapere Books for the advance copy of Death of an Old Girl originally published in 1967.
The book is refreshingly simple. The crime is investigated using old-fashioned police methods i.e. piecing together evidence like a jigsaw until something starts to makes sense. There was no obvious motive for the murder which meant all the characters were under suspicion. The book is reminiscent of Agatha Christie and has no bad language or sexual scenes which is refreshing. It can not be described as violent or gritty. It relies on the reader to think rather than having ‘everything put on a plate’.
Life was a lot simpler fifty years ago and it was a pleasure to re-live these times.
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Reading Progress

October 2, 2018 – Started Reading
October 2, 2018 – Started Reading
October 2, 2018 – Shelved
October 2, 2018 – Shelved as: to-read
October 2, 2018 – Finished Reading
October 2, 2018 – Finished Reading

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