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He or She – some confusion about authors’ gender

“Kawasaki Ninja,” said Wardle. “I know we’re looking for a Honda,” he added, forestalling Strike,“but he crapped himself when we came calling.” “So do most people when CID turn up on their doorstep. Go on.” “He’s a sweaty little guy, … Continue reading

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Book reviews for self-published fiction

“But there certainly are not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them.” Jane Austen, Mansfield Park. To paraphrase Jane Austen, there certainly are not so many book-reviewers in the world, … Continue reading

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A review as a “thank you”

When I read a new book, what happens to fictional people inhabiting an imaginary world might grip me for hours. Quite rarely, some of the characters linger in my mind for days, or pop in unexpectedly weeks after I reached … Continue reading

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