John Bude

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2018 Airing of Grievances: Least Favorite Books of the Year

24 Festive Tasks: Door 19 – Festivus, Task 1: It’s the annual airing of grievances!  Time to list the top 5 books that disappointed you the most this year and let us know why!   I’ve been blessed with a pretty amazing reading year in which disappointments were few and far between — so it […]

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John Bude: The Lake District Murder — Book Redemption

24 Festive Tasks: Door 6 – International Day for Tolerance, Task 1: Find some redeeming quality in the book you liked least this year and post about it.   Looking back through my “read” shelf, one of the books I liked least this year was John Bude’s Lake District Murder.  I felt the book missed […]

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John Bude: The Lake District Murder

A Wasted Opportunity John Bude, Martin Edwards writes in The History of Classic Crime in 100 Books, deliberately set his first three books in picturesque real life locations — which then also appeared in the books’ respective titles — to set a counterpoint to the Golden Age mystery trope of concocting fictional country house settings […]

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