Publish date: April 1st 2008
Pages no: 340
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Mystery Thriller
, Murder Mystery
Series: Shetland (#2)
I can't really review this book as successfully as I'd like because I listened to the BBC radio dramatisation of it, which was significantly shorter than the actual book; it was only an hour long, whereas the unabridged audio recording was over ten hours. The reason I choose the radio dramatisation ...
bookshelves: radio-4, summer-2011, mystery-thriller, britain-scotland, play-dramatisation Read from June 30 to July 02, 2011 ** spoiler alert ** Saturday Play - Crime drama set in Shetland at midsummer. A stranger brings trouble to a small village.Dramatised for radio by Iain Finlay MacLeod.Blub...
An enjoyable read but not quite as good as the previous book in the series Raven Black. The highlights of this book for me were the Shetland Island setting and the author's insight into how insular communities work and are affected by crime. I found the ending to be a bit abrupt though and perhaps ...
Saturday Play - Crime drama set in Shetland at midsummer. A stranger brings trouble to a small village.Dramatised for radio by Iain Finlay MacLeod.Blub - Atmospheric crime drama set in Shetland at midsummer - the time of white nights, when the sun never quite leaves the sky and birds sing at midnigh...
Rating: 3.75* of fiveThis is the second Shetland Islands Quartet thriller, which marketing decision was a good one...calling these thrillers instead of mysteries sets up the expectation of a whacking good read though not necessarily the play-fair-with-the-reader puzzle-solver that modern mysteries a...
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