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Behold, Here's Prison by Georgette Heyer
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Jun 06, 2012

it was ok

I believe Georgette Heyer was hoping to make the cousin Randall an attractive bad boy à la Johnny Depp; instead, he comes off as simply repugnant, like Philip Seymour Hoffman in the indie film Happiness. Some of the other characters are simply caricatures. In addition, Heyer is tight-fisted with the clues, although the set-up is a clever one.

Detective Inspector Hannasyde is an amiable and clever fellow, but readers would do better to instead read The Unfinished Clue, which is a better mystery with more likable characters.
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