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bookbybook 19: Chris Brookmyre

There aren’t many crime writers who have won awards for comic fiction, but Chris Brookmyre has. His exuberantly titled All Fun and Games Until Someone Loses An Eye (his books might not be best suited to the squeamish) won the Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction, but his most recent plaudits have been for hard-boiled… Continue reading bookbybook 19: Chris Brookmyre

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bookbybook 18: Lesley Glaister

Lesley Glaister has written thirteen novels – the kind that linger in the mind, playfully haunting you in the way Daphne du Maurier’s books do. Little Egypt is the latest but others include Nina Todd Has Gone, Honour Thy Father, Sheer Blue Bliss and Honour Thy Father. With good reason she has been described as… Continue reading bookbybook 18: Lesley Glaister

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bookbybook 17: Ursula Dubosarsky

When I first met Ursula Dubosarsky, I didn’t know she was a writer. She was a (very young) Latin teacher at my secondary school. Then, suddenly (a bit like something from one of her novels) she left, and just a few weeks later, a copy of her first novel, High Hopes, arrived in the post… Continue reading bookbybook 17: Ursula Dubosarsky