MYRNA HACKNEY

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 74% (42 of 57)
Location: London UK
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 35,198 - Total Helpful Votes: 42 of 57
Old Hunting Grounds and Other Stories by Yuri Kaza&hellip by Yuri Kazakov
Old Hunting Grounds (purchased through Amazon),
I thought, as Hackney through and through, I must be mad to even think of reading this book, but the translator is a friend of a friend of a friend, so I thought I would give it a go, although I have no interest in hunting and not that much more in 'nature' further than Victoria Park! How wrong can you get! This book is beautiful, beautiful, and its stories are about the PEOPLE living in communities that are almost enclosed by rivers and forests as well as the sea. It tells of the lives of people, making their living the best way they can (as we do), but in ways that put them on a different planet to us. Each story you read seems… Read more
The Fifth Season (Malin Fors 5) by Mons Kallentoft
The Fifth Season (Malin Fors 5) by Mons Kallentoft
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
If you need a Clairvoyant, a Medium, a Séance, Mons Kallentoff is your Man! A keen reader of the series, I grew more and more fed up with the 'noises off' from the corpses and in this book particularly the too frequent conversations Malin Fors had with them! A recovering alcoholic, it suddenly occurred to me that she was having a severe attack of the DTs - not everyone sees a rabbit! The italic contributions of these voices occupied more and more space in the book, and I thought I could solve the problem by just not reading them, but when Malin Fors also thought she was 'seeing' the tortured victims I thought enough was enough and just turned to the last pages, read them, and… Read more
Under Your Skin by Sabine Durrant
Under Your Skin by Sabine Durrant
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I could not put this book down. Put off at first perhaps by the constant 'thinking' of Gaby the central character, but the story quickly expands. A marvellous page-turner that held me all the way through, although I have been well trained by the Scandinavian detectives and thought I had worked it all out! Durrant of course still had a trick or two up her sleeve and I was left more than a little breathless when I finally did put it down.

Read it, you will not be disappointed.

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