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A double helping of Maigret

One of the great things about Georges Simenon’s Maigret novels is that they’re short. Each features a story told in full, but achieved within 160 pages or so – in this he resembles… 1,463 more words

Crime

The case of the missing disk...

Acts of Omission by Terry Stiastny

Thrillers set in the world of modern British politics are not that common compared with those led by the spies who report to the politicians; 549 more words

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Extra Shiny Linkiness

The mid-season Extra Shiny was published yesterday featuring twenty more pages of reviews and features; I have four amongst them. Today I shall feature the two new fiction reviews and also one from the main issue I didn’t introduce here – as always, follow the links to read the entire review: 258 more words

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Book Review: Myths & Magic: Queer Fairy Tales

Book Title: Myth & Magic: Queer Fairy Tales
Editors: Radclyffe and Stacia Seaman

I want to be wicked with you.
From Bad Queens… 42 more words

Book Reviews

It's Shiny linkiness time ...

I haven’t told you about all the reviews I wrote for the latest edition of Shiny New Books yet… If you’ve not visited yet, there are around 80 new pages of reviews and articles and our editors’ picks competition on the front page as usual. 498 more words

YA

Consumer culture gone mad in a warped and very funny novel...

Get Me Out of Here by Henry Sutton

Scanning my TBR shelves for something different to read the other week, I alighted on this novel remembering that… 1,008 more words

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Simenon, Georges: The Dancer at the Gai Moulin

This Month’s Book Group Meeting was rather different. Observing that we had read and discussed many books originally written in a language other than English, we extended our discussion to the art of translation. 1,575 more words

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