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Pues sí, ya terminé de leerme Muerte entre líneas de Donna León (Seix Barral, 2014) y he de decir que ha sido absolutamente decepcionante, tanto que no tengo ganas ni de dedicarle una reseña. 242 more words


And You've Gone Too Far 'Cause You Know it Don't Matter Anyway*

There’s a certain phenomenon that seems to go along with having influence and power, or at least with having wealth. It’s what I call the culture of entitlement. 1,502 more words

Agatha Christie

Continuando con anteriores y Donna Leon.


Ya veis que agosto ha sido prolifero en Reseñas, pues he terminado varios que tenía empezados. Terminé el de Tolkien y la Gran Guerra… 171 more words


No justice in Giudecca?

Donna Leon Uniform Justice Arrow 2004

Donna Leon’s Commissario Brunetti has been compared to Camilleri’s Commissario Montalbano so many times that I felt I had to at least sample one of the titles in her series, and I’m glad I did. 307 more words


Donna Leon at her worse! Or am I just getting tired of her writing?

Through a Glass Darkly is Donna Leon’s 15th book about Commissario Guido Brunetti in Venice. I have this thing about reading books in order, so I have had to force myself through this book, even though it is very, very boring. 860 more words

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Good Better Bestseller: What makes for a Bestseller?

Having spoken to a few authors, Zen Scribe knows why many authors want to write a bestseller. Money is one reason.

Writing a bestseller is an easy way to make lots and lots of money, or at least, that is what authors think. 1,028 more words


Hooray and Hallelujah, You Had it Coming To Ya*

Most of us don’t take pleasure in others’ misfortune. Every once in a while, though, we do like to see certain people being ‘taken down a peg.’ That’s especially true if the person being humbled is arrogant or annoyingly officious. 1,372 more words

Agatha Christie