Daily Archives: December 10, 2007

Thirty-Three Teeth, by Colin Cotterill

Thirty-three Teeth Dr Siri Paiboun, elderly chief coroner of 1970s Laos, makes a welcome reappearance after his first outing in THE CORONER'S LUNCH. As THIRTY-THREE TEETH opens, Siri and his two colleagues, Dtui and Geung, carry out a post-mortem on … Continue reading

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Reasonable Doubts, by Gianrico Carofiglio

Reasonable Doubts The third outing for defence lawyer Guido Guerrieri is, if possible, even better than the previous two. At the start, Guido decides he loves his girlfriend Margherita and wants to have a child with her – though of … Continue reading

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Suffer the Little Children, by Donna Leon

Suffer the Little Children This latest outing for Commissario Guido Brunetti concerns themes of population: immigrants into Western Europe, both adults and babies – and the very different attitudes of society to them. Events unfold when Brunetti is woken in … Continue reading

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Sins of the Fathers, by Sally Spencer

Sins of the Fathers (Woodend) SINS OF THE FATHERS is sixteenth in a series of novels featuring a team of Lancashire detectives headed by Detective Chief Inspector Woodend, and set in the 1960s. I had not read any of the … Continue reading

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Excursion to Tindari, by Andrea Camilleri

Excursion to Tindari What more perfect place to read this wonderful outing for Inspector Montalbano than under the Sicilian sun? I could not quite manage that, but reading this book in the hills above Sorrento in southern Italy did not … Continue reading

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