Mrs. K. A. P. Wright

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The Secret Place by Tana French
The Secret Place by Tana French
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Tana French’s first detective story was terrific and she has got better with every book. I thought Broken Harbour would be a hard act to follow, but she has succeeded. The Secret Place is superb. It is a long book that unwinds slowly. It is told in two time streams – now, and just over a year ago, the months leading up to Christopher Harper’s murder.

Christopher has been found murdered in the grounds of St Kilda’s, an elite girls’ boarding school. He was a pupil at the neighbouring boys’ boarding school. Extensive police enquiries have led nowhere. A year later, Holly, a pupil at St Kilda’s who had been a witness in a trial five or six years earlier, approaches the policeman who… Read more
Glorious Record Box 110 Vinyl LP Storage - Black by Glorious
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This looks like a very stylish and useful storage box for vinyl LPs. I have to say, though, that the workmanship is appalling. I know this for a fact because the workmanship, unexpectedly, is mine.

I ordered three of these to house my record collection after my move to a new house. They looked good, seemed adaptable to my needs, could stack or stand freely on the floor or could build into a larger unit. I thought they were on the expensive side for an MDF box, but was prepared to pay the price for the convenience.

But I did not receive three boxes. I received three parcels, each containing five pieces of MDF and a bag of screws and nuts. There was not even an alan key… Read more
Acts of Omission by Terry Stiastny
Acts of Omission by Terry Stiastny
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This is a very frustrating book. There is a very good story lurking in here and it is obvious that Ms Stiastny knows what she is writing about, but her storytelling skills leave rather a lot to be desired.

A brief outline of the story without too many spoilers:

•Alex, a civil servant, has lost his laptop while out drinking with his friends
• Although the laptop turns up there is a disk missing and we discover that Alex works for intelligence
• An investigation is started
• Meanwhile the disk turns up at the newspaper where his ex-girlfriend works as a reporter

The rest of the story describes the impact of these happenings on Alex, his… Read more

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