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Alan Hunter
Birth date: June 25, 1922
Died: February 26, 2005
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drallapaul
drallapaul rated it 2 days ago
Topical for a change as, although written in the 1960s, it deals to some extent with Scottish Nationalism. This George Gently detective story deals with a murder in the Highlands while the policeman is on holiday with Brenda Merryn, his sister and his brother-in-law. There's death, imprisonment, adu...
drallapaul
drallapaul rated it 3 months ago
This is the third Gently that I’ve read and the best so far (not difficult). George Gently investigates a murder when the prime suspect comes to see him, proclaiming his innocence. As the title indicates, nearly all the main characters are women and none of them are particularly trustworthy. The sto...
drallapaul
drallapaul rated it 1 year ago
A quick read, set in 1963, this novel deals with a strange murder in the Home Counties and Gently has to deal with an assortment of characters who may or may not be involved in the crime. The style suits the period but the whole experience was not particularly inspiring. I preferred the TV series to...
Pauline's Fantasy Reviews
Pauline's Fantasy Reviews rated it 7 years ago
This is the ninth in the series about the genial but sharp-eyed detective, George Gently, and just in case anyone out there is paying attention, yes, I did miss out number eight. OK, so I got confused, alright? There are forty-something in the series, so this is a problem that's only likely to get w...
Pauline's Fantasy Reviews
Pauline's Fantasy Reviews rated it 7 years ago
This is the seventh of the series about the genial pipe-smoking George Gently, now promoted to Superintendent, and chafing rather at his desk-bound life. The author is getting into his stride now, and many of the rather dated quirks which enlivened the earlier books have been dropped - no more peppe...
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