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The Mangle Street Murders - M.R.C. Kasasian
The Mangle Street Murders
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Martin Kasasian,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by Pegasus
Martin Kasasian,Hardcover, English-language edition,Pub by Pegasus
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781605985398 (1605985392)
ASIN: 1605985392
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Pages no: 329
Edition language: English
Series: The Gower Street Detective (#1)
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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...
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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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