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Magpie Murders: A Novel - Anthony Horowitz
Magpie Murders: A Novel
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3.60 25
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780062645227 (0062645226)
ASIN: 0062645226
Publisher: Harper
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
Category:
Mystery, Thriller, Crime
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
3.5 Magpie Murders / Anthony Horowitz
When editor Susan Ryeland is given the manuscript of Alan Conway’s latest novel, she has no reason to think it will be much different from any of his others. After working with the bestselling crime writer for years, she’s intimately familiar with his detective, Atticus Pünd, who solves mysteries di...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
5.0 So clever
I love magpies. They are so neat. Just had to say that. This is a very, very clever book. What is more important it isn't impressed by its own cleverness. It's the reason I'm not that big of an Ian McEwan fan. He is never unaware of his own talent and ability and never lets you forget that. ...
XOX
XOX rated it
4.5 A book within a book
The way it is set up is pretty clever. There is a crime writer who had sent his latest manuscript to the editor. The editor is reading it with the reader. On the 60% of the book, it stopped. The final chapters are missing. So the editor in the book starts to find out the chapters. In the me...
Mary's Books
Mary's Books rated it
3.0 Magpie Murders
A mystery inside a mystery. A story written by an author who is supposed to have committed suicide. It made things a little confusing at first, but once you get into the one story, then the other story comes along. I do feel that this is a book that is best judged by each person on their own. I was ...
Uniquely Portable Magic
Uniquely Portable Magic rated it
4.0 Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
This book reminds me very much of the 1939 Winston Churchill quote: “It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma…”. Although Churchill was speaking of Russia at the time, this particular section of the quote is such an appropriate description of Anthony Horowitz’s book Magpie Murders tha...
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