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Arguably the greatest detective novel of all time

The Nine Tailors by Dorothy L. Sayers My rating: 5 of 5 stars This, the ninth of Sayers’s eleven full length Wimsey novels, is the one that lifts her above the category of twentieth-century female detective novelist, and places her … Continue reading

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Challenging; harrowing; satisfying

The Company of Fellows by Dan Holloway My rating: 4 of 5 stars It begins so quietly, this novel. So unostentatiously. Granted, there are two corpses in Chapter 1 – it is a murder mystery, after all – but there … Continue reading

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