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Atonement – Ian McEwan

(Vintage 2002) I came to this book after having seen the film adaptation with Keira Knightley and James McAvoy, and am rather glad I did so. It’s actually a very faithful adaptation, except for a few minor details, and except … Continue reading

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The Murder of Roger Ackroyd – Agatha Christie

If you don’t know about the central conceit of this detective novel, which features Hercule Poirot, then don’t read this review, because there will be spoilers. The novel is told by Dr James Sheppard, who lives in a small village, … Continue reading

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