I started off by listening to an abridged version with a different narrator, that I once downloaded in error (the abridged version not the book itself) from Audible. I listened to it for about an hour, before I gave up and nipped over to iTunes and bought the unabridged version…
But for me one the best thing in the series is Peter’s (and I suspect Ben Aaronovitch’s) clear love of London and its history, it really comes across in the writing and it’s a delight to read.
Synopsis Cassel is cursed. Cursed by the memory of the fourteen year old girl he murdered. Life at school is a constant trial. Life at home even worse. No-one at home is ever going to forget that Cassel is a killer. No-one at home is ever going to forget that he isn’t a magic worker. Cassel’s family are one of… Read more →
I read the first book in Catherine Webb’s Horatio Lyle series back in May and really enjoyed it’s rich and complex prose and quickly picked up this, the second book. Unfortunately, it took me until this last week for me to read it. There seem to be some odd things going on in the city of London, lately. Take the… Read more →
Or, to give it its full title: A True Account of The Curious Mystery of Miss Lydia Larkin and the Widow Marvell. The Enigma Revealed. Or. What Really Happened in The Fateful Garden. Joolz Denby is a well known, poet, author & spoken word artist, and indeed was long-listed for the Orange Prize for Fiction, back in 2005 for her… Read more →