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E.C.R. Lorac
Birth date: January 01, 1884
Died: January 01, 1959
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Abandoned by user rated it 4 years ago
First published in 1946, Fire in the Thatch takes place in immediately post WWII Devon. The victim, Nicholas Vaughn, former soldier invalided out with serious injuries, leases a small farm, called Little Thatch, complete with the titular thatched cottage, from Colonel St. Cyres. He was not the on...
Olga Godim
Olga Godim rated it 7 years ago
I received the Kindle version of this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This is the first time I read this author, and no surprise. The novel was first published in 1945. It belongs to the Golden Age of British detective fiction, but I wasn’t impressed. The writing was mediocre...
Stewartry rated it 7 years ago
It's so lovely to find a new-to-me golden age mystery, and one that almost lives up to favorites of its era. Murder by Matchlight – which I received through Netgalley, thanks very much – is a Dover reissue of a book originally published in 1945, the story of a murder in a park in London as the war c...
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