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What I've read this year: 2005 March-April

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Clouds of Witness: Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Book 2
Clouds of Witness: Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Book 2
"A brilliant crime writer and this is an excellent example of hers"
The Cat Who Played Brahms (Jim Qwilleran Feline Whodunnit)
The Cat Who Played Brahms (Jim Qwilleran Feline Whodunnit)
"Very gentle crime novels (of you can have a gentle murder) solved by a man & his cats."
Towards Zero (Agatha Christie Collection)
Towards Zero (Agatha Christie Collection)
"A brilliant concept- how does a murder happen in the first place?"
A Man Lay Dead
A Man Lay Dead
"A great version of the country house murder. Her first novel."
Unnatural Death: Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Book 3
Unnatural Death: Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Book 3
"A different kind of puzzle for Lord Peter based on a chance meeting with a doctor & one of his ols cases"
I, Fatty: A Novel
I, Fatty: A Novel
"A wonderful actor with a very sad life fictionalised in thsi novel"
Look to the Lady (Classic Crime)
Look to the Lady (Classic Crime)
"I can't believe this is out of print.  Campion is a wonderful detective figure & this is a great mystery"
Uzumaki: Spiral into Horror Vol 1
Uzumaki: Spiral into Horror Vol 1
"The best Japanese graphic novel series I've ever read"
The Cat Who Played Post Office (Jim Qwilleran Feline Whodunnit)
The Cat Who Played Post Office (Jim Qwilleran Feline Whodunnit)
"The first novel after Qwill's inheritance."
Uzumaki: v. 2
Uzumaki: v. 2
"The brilliant trillogy continues"
Lord Peter Views the Body: Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Book 5
Lord Peter Views the Body: Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Book 5
"A short story collection but each one well formed."
One Hundred Strokes of the Brush Before Bed
One Hundred Strokes of the Brush Before Bed
"A tedious book about a teenage slapper"
Police at the Funeral (Classic Crime)
Police at the Funeral (Classic Crime)
"A great book and a wonderful solution.  Again I can't believe it's out of print."
The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club: Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Book 4
The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club: Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Book 4
"A good example of a Lord Peter mystery but not the greatest"
The Cat That Could Open the Fridge: A Curmudgeon's Guide to Christmas Round Robin Letters
The Cat That Could Open the Fridge: A Curmudgeon's Guide to Christmas Round Robin Letters
"No, not a Lilian Jackson Braun but a comedy round up of all those tedious round robin xmas letters"
Uzumaki: Vol 3
Uzumaki: Vol 3
"A superb end to the amazing trilogy"
Far from Dull: And Other Places
Far from Dull: And Other Places
"Comedy place names, not that exciting really."
Minipops
Minipops
"Not as good as expected and soon wears thin"
The Man in the Brown Suit (Agatha Christie Collection)
The Man in the Brown Suit (Agatha Christie Collection)
"Not one I'd ever read/seen/heard before.  An interesting mystery"
Never Hit a Jellyfish with a Spade: How to Survive Life's Smaller Challenges
Never Hit a Jellyfish with a Spade: How to Survive Life's Smaller Challenges
"Got bored halfway through and gave up, not very funny at all"