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Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death - James Runcie
Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781408831403 (1408831406)
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Pages no: 392
Edition language: English
Category:
Mystery
Series: The Grantchester Mysteries (#1)
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Tannat
Tannat rated it
3.0 Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death by James Runcie
Grantchester #1 This collection of short story mysteries featuring Sidney Chambers was enjoyable although not anything special. Each of the mysteries was fairly basic due to its length, and I think that overall I'd prefer the TV series. I did quite like the reversal of roles where Amanda (a friend...
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SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady rated it
3.5 Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death
Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death is the first volume in a historical mystery series, and became the inspiration for the TV series "Grantchester." Our setting: 1953-4 Britain. The Rev. Sidney Chambers is vicar at Grantchester, and is also a fellow at a Cambridge college (Grantchester is ve...
Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it
4.0 Masterpost: The Grantchester Mysteries (Books 1-5)
I kept seeing advertisements for a series on the BBC called Grantchester which is all about a vicar who is a part-time detective. After watching the first season, I knew that I needed to read the books that inspired the show. I waited until I made my way through all the ones that are currently out s...
SoCu Mystery
SoCu Mystery rated it
4.0 Review for Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death by James Runcie
I was surprised by how much I liked this book. Typically I’m one to dismiss out of hand books that revolve around priests, but I’m glad I stuck with this one. In spite of the main character, the plot of the book was for the most part not centered around Christianity or having a moral message for the...
It's a Mad Mad World
It's a Mad Mad World rated it
3.0 Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death
I would be lying if I said that I enjoyed this book more than I enjoyed watching the first season of Grantchester. Don't take me wrong, I enjoyed this book and its six short stories (some better than the others), but still I liked the TV-show better. Why? Hmmm let's see Sidney Chambers, Vicar played...
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