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The Mangle Street Murders - M.R.C. Kasasian
The Mangle Street Murders
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As New, Unread review copy. Immaculate
As New, Unread review copy. Immaculate
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781781851845 (1781851840)
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Series: The Gower Street Detective (#1)
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
3.5 The Detective is an ass
Yes I get it he's smart and he knows stuff but he's also an unbearable supercilious ass, so much so that I really didn't understand at the end that the heroine stayed anywhere near him. And she was way too innocent for her back story. The story is set in 1882 and March Middleton comes to the doo...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.0 The Mangle Street Murders
I bought this at a library sale because the cover caught my eye; I had no expectations, as I'd never heard of it before but it had a vaguely Holmesian feel to it. I wasn't wrong; there are both subtle and blatant nods to Doyle and Holmes throughout the story, but... I don't know how to say this. ...
Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it
4.0 The parodied detective
A self-obsessed, aloof, personal detective who occasionally wears an eye patch and lives in the heart of London at the end of the 19th century. A young woman with surgical experience and a determination to be treated the same as a man. A bloody murder with an obvious suspect who acts as if he's comp...
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite rated it
4.0 The Mangle Street Murders, by M.R.C. Kasasian
One of the dangers of becoming an established genre is that it makes parody possible. All anyone has to do is exaggerate the genre's characteristics a little more and bam! Comedy. I'm sure parody is a stage in the life cycle of a genre on some chart somewhere. M.R.C. Kasasian's The Mangle Street Mur...
fromfirstpagetolast rated it
3.5 of 5 stars When March Middleton's father dies she finds that she cannot maintain the family home. On deciding to let it she moves from Lancashire to move in with her new Guardian, Sidney Grice, an old friend of her father. Sidney Grice however is no ordinary man. He is the famous personal de...
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