Book review: Roseanna, A Martin Beck Police Mystery

Posted on Friday, November 19th, 2010

Written in 1965, this is the first of ten novels centred around the Swedish detective inspector Martin Beck. But don’t let the date put you off: the book has aged beautifully, the writing still feels fresh, and the finish stays with you long after turning the last page – it’s like a good quality claret.

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Book Review: The Snowman by Jo Nesbo

Posted on Monday, November 1st, 2010

The book is the fifth in the Harry Hole detective series to be translated into English. Jo Nesbo (50) is a Norwegian novelist and musician who is fast becoming one of the bigger names in the competitive and crowded marketplace for Scandinavian crime fiction.

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Book review: The Red Pyramid (The Kane Chronicles, Book 1)

Posted on Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Rick Riordan is the author of the New York Times bestselling ‘Percy Jackson and the Olympians’ series for children. Now he released his first book of ‘The Kane Chronicles’. The adventure begins with ‘The Red Pyramid’.

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Book review: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest

Posted on Sunday, May 9th, 2010

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest is the third and last novel in Stieg Larsson’s world famous Millennium Trilogy. However, this novel is more than merely the final volume in the trilogy.“Millennium III” is the last novel completed by Larsson before his sudden death in 2004. There are rumours of an unfinished work, but [...]

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Book review: House Rules

Posted on Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

House Rules is written by New York Times bestseller author Jodi Picoult. She studied writing at Princeton University to earn her bachelor’s degree. She completed her master studies at the Harvard University.

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