Tag Archives: mystery

Book Review: Invisible Country

Invisible Country, by Annamaria Alfieri As far as mysteries go, this is a reasonably compelling one although it does not appear to be the sort of mystery that leads to a series.  At the core of this story we have … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Complete Father Brown: Volume 2

The Complete Father Brown:  Volume 2, by G.K. Chesterton Having read the first volume of this selection, I was not surprised by the material that was found here and found that it followed the same lines in many cases.  A … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Complete Father Brown: Volume 1

The Complete Father Brown:  Volume 1, by G.K. Chesteron What kind of person would enjoy a book like this?  What kind of reader is this book aimed at?  Well, this volume (and a second one) is published by an imprint … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Annotated Innocence Of Father Brown

The Annotated Innocence Of Father Brown, by G.K. Chesterton This is less of a book in a unified sense than it is a collection of short stories, but as far as collections of short stories go it is certainly an … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Mark

The Mark, by Simon Maltman [Note:  This book was given free of charge by the author in exchange for an honest review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] What does the title of this book refer to?  It is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Havana Noir

Havana Noir, edited by Achy Obejas As someone who has become accustomed to reading a fair amount of noir literature, it is useful to reflect upon the ways that noir is both very general and very context-specific.  Whatever sort of … Continue reading

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Book Review: City Of Silver

City Of Silver:  A Mystery, by Annamaria Alfieri Very frequently I find myself somewhat disturbed by the sort of books I read, and this book has that personal effect on me.  Why is that?  I am fond of historical mysteries … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hope Rides Again (Obama Biden Mystery #2)

Hope Rides Again (Obama Biden Mystery #2), by Andrew Shaffer Having read the previous volume in this series [1], I had a good idea of what to expect in this particular series, which is clearly written by someone who is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bellini And The Sphinx

Bellini And The Sphinx, by Tony Bellotto, translated by Clifford E. Landers The author is apparently a noted musician in Brazil that I am not familiar with and also a noted writer in Brazilian noir fiction.  As someone who is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Alias Shakespeare

Alias Shakespeare:  Solving The Greatest Literary Mystery Of All Time, by Joseph Sobran As someone who has modestly contributed to the state of research relating to Shakespeare and the Atlantic history of the Anglo-American middle class of the 17th century … Continue reading

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