Birth date: May 30, 1912
Died: November 23, 1994
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This was a very quick read - I think it took me about 2 hours from start to finish. The format is interesting. The first 50% or so of the book is a first-person narration by the suspect to a psychologist. There is a lot of psychology to unpack in this section, with a main character who develops a ...
... in the order in which they're appearing on my card (not the order in which they've read them). Soooo ... in this year's twist on RL doing its best trying to throw a spanner in the works of Halloween Bingo fun, I've been spending the better part of the month either sitting around in conference ...
The only non-canon book I've enjoyed is Shadows Over Baker Street, edited by the marvelous John Pelan (who is a helluva nice guy, to boot). On the whole, I am put off by authors' attempts to meddle with others' characters.
Inspector Ghote Hunts the Peacock by H.R.F. Keating. This is the fourth novel in the Inspector Ghote series. In this one we find Ghote arriving in London in awe of finally visiting the Metropolis he's been dreaming about for so many years. We are in 1968, when cultures clashed in London, girls in m...