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Mystery and its definition(s)
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Started Mar 11, 2007

 

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About Me:
I'm a psych major, focus on human sexuality and forensics. I am trying my hand at fiction, specifically mystery in its broadest terms, so to speak.
Books And Authors I Like:
Patrick Redmond, Jamie O'Neill, "The End of Alice" by A.M. Homes, "Middlesex" by Eugenides, "Dancer" by McCann, "Wasp Factory" by Iain Banks, "Lord of the Flies"

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I have been deprived, and enjoy the books-post in the forum. When I got to a bookstore here (Germany, that is), what is featured on the tables happily set out in the crime section are your typical PI…

I have been deprived, and enjoy the books-post in the forum. When I got to a bookstore here (Germany, that is), what is featured on the tables happily set out in the crime section are your typical PI/detective novels that are written in series. There we have Rankin, Kellerman etc. and a huge influx of Swedish writers that, as I had to notice (face etched with surprise), are rather less well-known in the USA (Mankell, Edwardson, Nesser).



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Posted on March 11, 2007 at 7:51pm — 1 Comment

Traditionally, when books are being discussed I am rather firm on, "I do not like romance, or fantasy, or mystery." I stay rather true to the first, but have noticed both the fantasy and mystery to a…

Traditionally, when books are being discussed I am rather firm on, "I do not like romance, or fantasy, or mystery." I stay rather true to the first, but have noticed both the fantasy and mystery to appear in my collections of reads and books, yet none of them are books that would be sorted into their respective genres as being overly typical for their genre (I am told otherwise, usually). When I think mystery I think 'bad guy, cop, love story, bad guy caught, the end' and I am probably not too… Continue

Posted on March 10, 2007 at 10:16am — 2 Comments

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At 1:16am on March 15, 2007, M.G. Tarquini said…
Heard lots about you from Carolyn, Nick. Pleased to meet you.
At 3:20am on March 11, 2007, Laura Benedict said…
Thanks for the friendship, Nick. Love your page!
At 9:19am on March 10, 2007, Carolyn Rogers said…
Of course, you do have a Cowtown Marathon shirt on...
At 9:15am on March 10, 2007, Nick Purvis said…
It does. I got it to say DE temporarily but I want it to say Germany, instead. Hmmm.
At 9:14am on March 10, 2007, Carolyn Rogers said…
I will be your friend... Oh lol it does say the US.
 
 
 

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