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Jan 06 2020
"Despite the cover of the British Library Crime Classics edition, 90% of the "action" takes place in a secluded house, not on a snowbound train. But the location isn't all that crucial in any case. The writing is fine, characters (quickly..." Permalink
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dhuli made a comment Jan 06 2020
"As the characters plod through the snow, the reader plods through the pages of this book. It is a tedious read not relieved by gripping protagonists, plot, or writing style. Unless you are making a study of vintage British mystery writers, I'd rec..." Permalink
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dhuli added a title to their For later shelf Jan 02 2020
"The Precipice is the sweeping story of Lucy Cameron, a young woman who seems destined to live and die in small-town Ontario. Into this place of monotony and petty incidents, of spiteful gossip and rigid moralism, appears Stephen Lassiter....
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dhuli made a comment Nov 13 2019
"I usually dislike books by authors riding on the coattail of an established author, however this one is a gem. The recycling of the story to modern Pakistan is extremely effective and gives a lot of insights along the way about language, customs, ..." Permalink
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