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Wings of Fire by Charles Todd
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This mystery series is most interesting for its depiction of shell shock and post WW1 England. In Ian Rutledge, Charles Todd has a character that
As far as WW1 stories, I like Ian and his Hammish better than Hemmingway's Nick Adams. All the Daphne Du Marier and Victoria Holt I read as a teenager makes any story with Cornwall shivers me timbers- the ships, the cliffs, the roiling sea, the hardy and distrusting Cornish, and Rutledge delivers all of that Cornish setting and a decent mystery as well.
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