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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
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Fascinating book. Two intertwined main characters - one who draws us into the story through the perceived injustice done to him and the other that doesn't show up till quite late in the book.

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A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle
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One of my desert island authors. Elegant and classic. Holmes is as smug and clever as Watson is kind and modest. They make sleuthing fun and exciting. I hope that the new TV adaptations draw people to read this great book.
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The Shipping News by Annie Proulx
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One of my top five books ever.

You watch the main protagonist as he journeys from walking victim / doormat to a man who really own his life and his decisions.

Tragedy after tragedy follows him but his openness and honesty draw good people to him. eac
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A Murder of Quality by John le Carré
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Inspired by a talk on the flow of non fiction to fiction by amazing writers, journalists and ex intelligence consultants at the Harrogate Crime Writing Festival I started on the classic British spy / crime series by John La Carre.

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Whispers Under Ground by Ben Aaronovitch
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It's a lost art - book buying. I wince even as I type that - like I'm personally killing books by saying it. But if not lost today then soon. Ebooks are great and do make life easier, yet they just aren't the same. But they are changing the reading/w ...more
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Moon Over Soho by Ben Aaronovitch
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It's a lost art - book buying. I wince even as I type that - like I'm personally killing books by saying it. But if not lost today then soon. Ebooks are great and do make life easier, yet they just aren't the same. But they are changing the reading/w ...more
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Midnight Riot by Ben Aaronovitch
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It's a lost art - book buying. I wince even as I type that - like I'm personally killing books by saying it. But if not lost today then soon. Ebooks are great and do make life easier, yet they just aren't the same. But they are changing the reading/w ...more
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