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REVIEW: Original Sin – P. D. James

This is the tenth of P. D. James’ crime novels featuring her Metropolitan Police detective Adam Dalgliesh. Dalgliesh is a direct fictional descendent of Ngaio Marsh’s Roderick Alleyn, though James’ novels are much more modern and less concerned with the … Continue reading

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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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