Agatha Christie: a Poirot Quintet

Containing: The murder of Roger Ackroyd The Mystery of the Blue train Dumb witness After the Funeral Death on the Nile   There is something almost calming about sitting reading a hardback book of an old style detective novel. I like to imagine I am in that nostalgic, simpler past, that perhaps never was. I … Continue reading Agatha Christie: a Poirot Quintet

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War and Peace

the BBC adaptation of the novel by Leo Tolstoy   War and Peace is one of those novels which people rave about as being brilliant, if you can actually get through it. I think more people fail to finish, or even start- scared off by the length of the tome, and the multitude of character … Continue reading War and Peace