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Picture Books

Litograph condenses the text of a classic book into a single graphic relating to the story and offer the print on a poster, t-shirt, or tote bag. Nice. Featured image : The War of the Worlds by H G Wells

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Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett

Red Harvest by Dashiell Hammett My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Continental Op is my favourite hardboiled detective – he just gets on with the job while abusing his body in myriad ways. And then there’s Dashiell Hammett’s wonderful

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I, The Jury by Mickey Spillane

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Retour au Noir

After a few false starts with unreadable “new” books, I’ve decided to indulge my baser instincts and re-read some classic crime noir … my eReader is packed with more than fifty books by Dashiell Hammett, Ross Macdonald and Mickey Spillane.

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Roy Grace series by Peter James

I’m currently working my way through the 10 books (so far) in this series about a detective with the Brighton police; DCI and DCS as the series progresses. A pretty good read, though he does have a few repetitious bits

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