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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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Added by Nick Purvis 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

Added by Nick Purvis on March 10, 2007 at 10:16am — 2 Comments

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