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The Two Tickets Puzzle by J.J. Connington
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A police procedural of the type that comes with a train time table and a schematic of a train station. A prosperous businessman is found shot dead in the train he invariably takes each Friday morning. Inspector Ross and his colleagues painstakingly i ...more
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Lethal White by Robert Galbraith
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I can't say this is my favorite Cormoran Strike novel so far. That's mainly because of two reasons. The first is that the ups and downs of Robin's relationship with Matthew and the private life of Cormoran are just too much of a see-saw for me. These ...more
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The Mad Boy, Lord Berners, My Grandmother and Me by Sofka Zinovieff
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An unusual look inside the lives of the Bright Young Things of the thirties, written by the granddaughter of two stars of that brittle decade. Her grandmother (Jennifer) married a known homosexual "Robert, the mad boy", who had lived with a much-olde ...more
Ann voted for The Martian as Best of the Best in the Final Round of the 2018 Goodreads Choice Awards.
The Martian by Andy Weir
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Forty Autumns by Nina Willner
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The personal is political, said the old slogan. But the reciprocal is also true : the political is personal. This book uses the life of one extended family to sketch a half-century worth of history, more specifically the rapid rise and even faster fa ...more
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Past Tense by Lee Child
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The Jack Reacher books amuse and amaze me. I don't like the violence in them, and I don't like to think of the evil people in them... but at the same time, I look forward to every new installment. Is it because Jack Reacher, an unlikely knight-errant ...more
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Past Tense by Lee Child
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The Jack Reacher books amuse and amaze me. I don't like the violence in them, and I don't like to think of the evil people in them... but at the same time, I look forward to every new installment. Is it because Jack Reacher, an unlikely knight-errant ...more
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Lab Rats by Dan Lyons
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Dan Lyons had cracked me up with his book "Busted" and this follow-up didn't disappoint. Whereas "Busted" was a personal memoir of his own experiences in a marketing start-up, this book is more of a survey of the various management techniques that ar ...more
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Body and Soul by John Harvey
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I have to say that I don't understand the glowing reviews of this book. To me the plotting seemed perfunctory, the writing uninspired, even borderline lazy.

John Elder, retired police inspector living in Cornwall, is very upset when his daughter Kath
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Body and Soul by John Harvey
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I have to say that I don't understand the glowing reviews of this book. To me the plotting seemed perfunctory, the writing uninspired, even borderline lazy.

John Elder, retired police inspector living in Cornwall, is very upset when his daughter Kath
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