Tag Archives: murder mysteries

Hamish Macbeth, or why you should love the English language if you didn’t already

“Aye, tempis fairly fugits.” Lachlan McCrae (Hamish Macbeth: The Great Lochdubh Salt Robbery)

25¢ Miso Soup

It’s been a while since I’ve done a 25¢ review, but it’s also been a while since I visited the public library, alas. If only the university library sold books too… That said, here’s the first of the new batch for you: In the Miso Soup by Ryu Murakami (trans. Ralph McCarthy) A gruesome psycho-thriller […]

Putting my 25¢ in

25¢ Book Review #5 – Tigers in Red Weather by Liza Klaussmann The characters that populate this 1940s-and-onward family-saga-cum-murder-mystery are frustratingly life-like: at once sympathetic and repellant. Like a train wreck, it is hard to look away.