Gently Does It
Publish date: December 13th 2010
Pages no: 250
Edition language: English
Series: Chief Superintendent Gently 2 (#1)
The first in a very long series of amiable detective murder mysteries, in the tradition of Agatha Christie. There’s a murder, local plods jump to the obvious conclusion, our hero steers patiently things in the right direction, the villain is apprehended and all is well with the world. There are some...
There's an author foreword to this book pointing out that this isn't a story about figuring out who did it (because that's clear early on) but about proving he did it. And that's entirely true.Quite a mellow book, ambling along much like its peppermint-scoffing detective. I'll check out the next, ...
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