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The Father Brown stories – G. K. Chesterton

The first Father Brown story, The Blue Cross, was published in 1910, and many other stories followed, being collected into five volumes: The Innocence of Father Brown (1911), The Wisdom of Father Brown (1914), The Incredulity of Father Brown (1926), … Continue reading

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The Way to Dusty Death – Alistair MacLean

(Hodder e-book, originally published 1973) This book begins at the French Grand Prix, where a devastating collision has caused the death of a Californian driver, Isaac Jethou, and almost killed Johnny Harlow. It’s only one of a series of crashes … Continue reading

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McMafia: Seriously Organised Crime – Misha Glenny

Glenny is known as a journalist and foreign correspondent, particularly for eastern Europe, and has previously written about the Balkans and the fall of Yugoslavia. McMafia is a fascinating study of the way organised crime has spread throughout the world, … Continue reading

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