Category Archives: Friday Forgotten Books

Suspicion

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It’s the end of Summer…

…so here’s an end of Summer-y image for you.

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niggles & peeves

Texas doesn’t want you to vote – or have an abortion. Damned GOP State legislature and damned GOP Governor taking away rights of persons of color and women. I’m steamed! I guess Texans get what they vote for, but damn, … Continue reading

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niggles & peeves

It’s hot. – Again. We are so sick of this heat, and it’s going to be 85 today, in the 90s tomorrow and into triple digits by Wednesday and continuing. Arrg! Commercials – Watching the Olympics, it seemed excessive so … Continue reading

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currently…

It’s hot. Again. We are so sick of this heat, and it’s going to be in the 90s the rest of the week and probably beyond. We’re just hoping for no triple digits, but August is usually the hottest month … Continue reading

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Arrrgh! Too Hot!

I’m not a fan of hot weather, it’s one of the reasons we moved from Southern California to Portland, Oregon more than a decade ago. But it gets hot here too, in the Summer, and it’s hot here now, and … Continue reading

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Reading E. B. White

E. B. White has long been a favorite writer of mine, since reading things by him written for The New Yorker long ago. Reading Is Sex Necessary?, James Thurber’s humorous book co-written with White, led me to reading more of White, and … Continue reading

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Forgotten stories: That’s a LOT of stories & pages!

I was looking at some of the anthologies I have on hand in the To Be Read area, and was impressed by the fact that they are so thick. Why am I posting this under the Forgotten Books category? Because … Continue reading

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FFB: In At the Death by Francis Duncan

In At the Death by Francis Duncan, (c) 1952, Penguin Random House – 2016 Vintage trade paper, mystery, #6 in Mordecai Tremaine series The Blurb: (from back cover) “When murder is afoot, nothing is as it seems. Mordecai Tremaine and Chief Inspector Jonathan … Continue reading

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FFB: The Groote Park Murder by Freeman Wills Crofts

The Groote Park Murder by Freeman Wills Crofts, First published: UK, Collins, 1923, my edition 2018 trade paper. The Blurb: “From a murder in South Africa to the tracking down of a master criminal in northern Scotland, this is a … Continue reading

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