Daily Archives: January 26, 2010

Murder on Page Three, by Ella Griffiths

Murder on Page ThreeElla Griffiths  (translated by J. Basil Cowlishaw)Quartet Crime 1984 (first published Norway 1982) 183 pp Latest in my discovery of Scandinavian mystery authors is Ella Griffiths, who wrote Murder on Page Three back in the 1980s. The … Continue reading

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The Reunion, by Simone van der Vlugt

  The Reunion The ReunionBy Simone van der Vlugt, translated by Michele Hutchinson (Harper Collins)   Sabine works in an office in Amsterdam as an administrator for a bank. She’s recently had to take some time off work while suffering … Continue reading

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Like Clockwork, by Margie Orford

Like Clockwork My contribution [to the Crime Fiction Alphabet] this week is a review of a book I have just finished reading, Like Clockwork by Margie Orford (Atlantic books).   Set in Cape Town, Like Clockwork follows the life and thoughts of … Continue reading

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