Tag Archives: 1960s fiction

Lisa and Co. – Jilly Cooper

(Corgi e-book: stories from 1967-1981, collected 1981) This is an entertaining if rather dated collection of short stories about love and loss; dated because of the attitudes on display towards working women, and those of the women themselves, who seem … Continue reading

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The Clocks – Agatha Christie

(HarperCollins 2002, originally published 1963) This is one of Christie’s later books, and although it features her famous detective, Hercule Poirot, he is really only a minor character, with most of the narration and detection being undertaken by one Colin … Continue reading

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The Instant Enemy – Ross Macdonald

This book begins immediately at the Sebastian house, where Keith and Bernice’s daughter Alexandria, more commonly known as Sandy, has gone missing, along with her father’s shotgun and a box of ammunition. Keith Sebastian has hired Lew Archer to find … Continue reading

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