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Sing a Song of Sixpence

Advantages: Classic vintage crime.
Disadvantages: Rather old-fashioned.

...As may be expected by any reader familar with Agatha Christie's novels, this vintage mystery rattles along in formidable style. Businessman Rex Fortescue was sipping a quite cup of tea in his office when he collapses in pain, claiming he has been poison ...

aspebbles 28.03.2009 · Read full review
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Review of A Pocket Full of Rye: Complete & Unabridged (Audio CD) - Agatha Christie

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I'll scweam and scweam and scweam…

Advantages: Brilliant narration by Martin Jarvis
Disadvantages: Too short!

Yes, I know Just William is supposed to be a book for children. Yet there are times in my life when I want some escapism and re-reading stories that I read as a child is one of the best ways I have found to do this. I wasn't a particular fan of Just Willi ...

sunmeilan 04.08.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Just William (Audio Book) - Richmal Crompton, Martin Jarvis (Narrator)

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Drop Dead Boring!

Advantages: If you are a fast reader you can get to the end quite quickly!
Disadvantages: Same old stuff, obvious plot lines.

...As I have previously commented on one of the books in the collection of Santangelo novels by Jackie Collins, now comes the turn of Drop Dead Beautiful. This is Jackie Collins' 25th novel and is just as steamy and action packed as the rest! I don't fee ...

Spuddydoodah 26.11.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Drop Dead Beautiful - Jackie Collins

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Hercule Poirot or Sherlock Holmes?

Advantages: It's Agatha Christie, narrated well by Hugh Fraser
Disadvantages: Not her best work, copies Conan Doyle's work

When Captain Hastings returns from South America for a visit, he is looking forward to meeting up with his old friend Hercule Poirot and hopes he may also be able to help Poirot with a case or two. Before very long, Poirot and Hastings do indeed become in ...

sunmeilan 01.02.2010 · Read full review
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Review of The Big Four: Complete & Unabridged (Audio CD) - Agatha Christie

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The Terrors of Midnight

Advantages: Strong plot with dark elements
Disadvantages: None in my view

Review of 'Midnight' a novel by Josephine Cox. I am reviewing the hardback version of this book, published by Harper Collins in 2011, ISBN 9780007301461, 358 pages, cover price £18.99. Plot ...

brittle1906 06.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Midnight: Unabridged - Josephine Cox

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