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« Reply #1325 on: December 02, 2019, 06:53:24 PM »
Murder in the Cathedral  - T S Eliot


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« Reply #1326 on: December 02, 2019, 09:46:59 PM »
I know.

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« Reply #1327 on: December 03, 2019, 07:43:32 AM »
Thyrsis - Matthew Arnold


(Where Oxford is described as the City of Dreaming Spires)

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« Reply #1328 on: December 03, 2019, 05:52:13 PM »
That it is (lots of murders in that small place too, at least one a week at one time  ;)).

Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life - Arnold Schwarzenegger



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« Reply #1329 on: December 03, 2019, 05:58:59 PM »
I think it is a truth universally acknowledged that Cabot Cove is the murder capital of the world.

Anyway

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« Reply #1330 on: December 03, 2019, 06:10:37 PM »
Come to Grief - Dick Francis
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« Reply #1331 on: December 03, 2019, 10:41:34 PM »
A Grief Observed - CS Lewis
The wrong Amazon is burning.

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« Reply #1332 on: December 03, 2019, 10:55:30 PM »
A Watcher in the Woods - Florence Engel Randall

(I've never heard of Cabot Cove)
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« Reply #1333 on: December 04, 2019, 05:34:36 AM »
Ways of Seeing - John Berger


(Cabot Cove is the town in Murder, She Wrote)

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« Reply #1334 on: December 04, 2019, 08:27:34 AM »
I think it is a truth universally acknowledged that Cabot Cove is the murder capital of the world.
Equal with Midsomer.
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« Reply #1335 on: December 04, 2019, 08:29:47 AM »
Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law - Haben Girma
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« Reply #1336 on: December 04, 2019, 10:47:33 AM »
One L - Scott Turow

(about the author's experiences doing first year law at Harvard)

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« Reply #1337 on: December 04, 2019, 11:37:32 AM »
The Scarlet Latter - Nathaniel Hawthorne
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« Reply #1338 on: December 04, 2019, 04:53:26 PM »
The Latter Days: A Memoir - Judith Freeman
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« Reply #1339 on: December 05, 2019, 10:40:28 AM »
Princess Daisy - Judith Krantz

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« Reply #1340 on: December 05, 2019, 05:01:30 PM »
Please Don't Eat the Daisies - Jean Kerr
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« Reply #1341 on: December 06, 2019, 07:29:04 AM »
Eating People is Wrong - Malcolm Bradbury

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« Reply #1342 on: December 06, 2019, 10:38:11 PM »
 The Boneless One - Alec Nevala-Lee
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« Reply #1343 on: December 07, 2019, 08:38:41 AM »
Bones and Silence - Reginald Hill
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« Reply #1344 on: December 07, 2019, 09:07:09 AM »
The Silence of the Lambs - Thomas Harris
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« Reply #1345 on: December 07, 2019, 09:23:02 AM »
Mutton - India Knight

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« Reply #1346 on: December 07, 2019, 10:11:47 AM »
A Passage to India - E M Forster
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« Reply #1347 on: December 07, 2019, 10:52:13 AM »
City of Djinns: A Year in Delhi - William Dalrymple

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« Reply #1348 on: December 07, 2019, 12:38:49 PM »
Save the Deli: In Search of Perfect Pastrami, Crusty Rye, and the Heart of Jewish Delicatessen
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« Reply #1349 on: December 07, 2019, 12:53:40 PM »
The Curse of the Bologna Sandwich - Greg Trine