Daily Archives: October 18, 2006

Murder Between the Covers

Murder Between the Covers: A Dead-End Job Mystery: A Dead-End Job Mystery Elaine Viets Finally finished "Murder between the covers" by Elaine Viets. Crazy that it has taken so long as it is one of those books designed to be … Continue reading

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Jar City

Jar City Arnaldur Indridason Finished Jar City this morning. It was indeed good. Interestingly, the plot turned out to centre round the Iceland genetics database, which we've covered a lot in Nature. The Iceland population is sufficiently isolated for a … Continue reading

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The Broker

  The Broker John Grisham I am really enjoying the Grisham (slightly against expectations). The book (The Broker) is mainly about the minutiae of an American adapting to life in a smallish Italian city. There is a prefunctory spy plot … Continue reading

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Sympathy Between Humans

  Sympathy Between Humans Jodi Compton I've just finished "Sympathy between Humans" by Jodi Compton. Excellent read. As is so usual with crime fiction, the ending is disappointing compared with the rest of the book. All the loose ends are … Continue reading

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In A Dark House…

In A Dark House Deborah Crombie The holiday is now over. The title is the name of a book by Deborah Crombie that I've just finished, part of her Duncan/Gemma police series. It is much better than the previous one, … Continue reading

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The Google Story

The Google Story David A. Vise Just finished this book by David Vise. Readable, but an outsider view rather than telling you about how Google works. The first half is better, in telling the story of the early days of … Continue reading

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