"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..."
"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..."
"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....
"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, ..."