Daily Archives: April 15, 2008

A Carrion Death, by Michael Stanley

A Carrion Death A CARRION DEATH is a rip-roaring read. Set in Botswana, the main character is Assistant Superintendent David "Kubu" Bengu. He's a very large man (hence the nickname, which means "hippo") who loves opera and is happy to … Continue reading

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Bruno, Chief of Police, by Martin Walker

Bruno, Chief of Police I didn't think I was going to like this book before I started it – I imagined a cross between a "cosy" mystery and a Peter Mayle-style expat's view of France – neither being quite my … Continue reading

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