View Single Post
Old January 23 2013, 04:50 PM   #1661
Lonemagpie's Avatar
Location: Yorkshire
Re: So What Are you Reading?: Generations

1222 by Anne Holt - Not a bad Norwegian Agatha Christie homage. Mostly fun, but with a couple of niggles that are probably down to it being a translation (for example, a vital clue is over what someone said being misheard, but in English the two phrases are far too different, unlike, I presume, their Norwegian originals) and the fact that it's actually the 8th book in a series, which somebody decided should be the first in English... There is some soapboxing that's irritating, and the last page implication would have been silly in 2007, and is more silly in 2012...

Still, despite that, a fairly entertaining little romp, and I'd be curious to read earlier books in the series.

Not sure what's next - torn between two or three options...
"I got two modes with people- Bite, and Avoid"
Reading: Perfidia (James Ellroy)

Lonemagpie is offline   Reply With Quote