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Friday's Library Snaphot ....

These little wood engravings are from The historiated initials from the farmer’s year by Clare Leighton introduced by Simon Brett 2013.

The book was among several used this week in a lesson with some students; before I returned to the store, it I had a peep … it is lovely! 60 more words


Bodies in the Bookshop, A Graph Review

                                                               A Graph Review. 55 with high points of 65

An anthology devised by           Richard Reynolds

Edited by LC Tyler and Ayo Onatade

Ostara publishing.    Dec. 2014. 485 more words

Book Review

A Nice Class of Corpse

This past week I finished the first novel in the Mrs. Pargeter mystery series by Simon Brett.  A Nice Class of Corpse was published in 1986.  598 more words


Friday Finds #10

Title : The Cinderella Killer

Author : Simon Brett

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Title : The Edible Exile

Author : Carl Hiaasen

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Friday Finds is a weekly book meme hosted by Should be Reading.


The Tomb In Turkey by Simon Brett

Our intrepid sleuths, Carole and Jude, are off on holiday. As a thank you for her healing services, Barney Willingdon has offered Jude free use of one his villas in Turkey. 503 more words

Simon Brett

Wilde at Heart


New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham, Tuesday 21st October, 2014

A glance at the cast list for this touring production leads one to think, ungallantly, that they’re all a bit, well, long in the tooth for Oscar Wilde’s comedy about a pair of young Lotharios.  369 more words

Theatre Review

Review of The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde at the Theatre Royal, Brighton

This comedy classic that the author described as ‘a trivial comedy for serious people’ which, under all the witty wordplay, is an attack on the hypocrisy and double standards prevalent in the society of the day clearly irking Wilde. 425 more words

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