callmemadam (callmemadam) wrote,

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July Books

Sight Unseen, Robert Goddard
Mr Pip. Lloyd Jones
Great Expectations, Charles Dickens
Wife in the North, Judith O’Reilly
Fathers and Sons, Alexander Waugh
A Spot of Bother, Mark Haddon
Slam, Nick Hornby
Borrowed Time, Robert Goddard
Good Harbor, Anita Diamant
The Mirror Crack’d from Side to Side, Agatha Christie
I'm always saying, 'I don't like Agatha Christie'. I picked this book up recently and quite enjoyed it. It's a late one, 1962; Miss Marple is old, St Mary Mead is changing fast but the same old detection methods still seem to work. I haven't changed my mind; her books are not a patch on those by Margery Allingham.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer
We Couldn’t Leave Dinah, Mary Treadgold

Ongoing: Sputnik Caledonia, Andrew Crumey
Tags: agatha christie, crime fiction, july books, margery allingham

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