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by J.D. Oswald
Wed August 14th, 2013, 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? August 2013
Replies: 145
Views: 8775

The Case of the Man who Died Laughing by Tarquin Hall
by J.D. Oswald
Mon June 17th, 2013, 7:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? June 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 6085

The Somme Stations by Andrew Martin
by J.D. Oswald
Sun May 12th, 2013, 1:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? May 2013
Replies: 123
Views: 6881

Blood & Beauty by Sarah Dunant
by J.D. Oswald
Thu May 2nd, 2013, 7:21 pm
Forum: History in the News
Topic: 200-year-old British soldier found in the dunes of Holland
Replies: 0
Views: 409

200-year-old British soldier found in the dunes of Holland

For more than two centuries, the remains of a soldier lay undisturbed on a windy beach in the northern Netherlands. But in March 2011, birdwatchers discovered bones and metal artefacts among sand-dunes that had once been covered in asphalt. The find was near an area known as the "Bonehole" because ...
by J.D. Oswald
Sun April 28th, 2013, 12:43 pm
Forum: Victorian
Topic: Return of the Victorian age thriller
Replies: 17
Views: 7285

[quote=""annis""] I've recently been reading a series of Edwardian-period mysteries by Andrew Martin, based around a Yorkshire railway policeman, which I've been enjoying- I wonder if they might appeal to your dad as well - there's quite a bit of trainspottery involved as well as detection, and most...
by J.D. Oswald
Sat April 27th, 2013, 12:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading? April 2013
Replies: 114
Views: 6308

Thought I would re-visit Agatha Christie; just finished the Miss Marple mystery 'Nemesis'. Knowing the basic plot well from watching the Joan Hickson series, it's interesting to see how Christie puts some of the clues in plain sight in the book.
by J.D. Oswald
Sat April 27th, 2013, 12:03 pm
Forum: Victorian
Topic: Return of the Victorian age thriller
Replies: 17
Views: 7285

Not fiction, but I bought 'Mr Briggs' Hat: A Sensational Account of Britain's First Railway Murder' for my dad recently, as he's a railway buff. He enjoyed it. There's a review at http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/ma ... hat-review
by J.D. Oswald
Fri March 29th, 2013, 9:00 pm
Forum: History in the News
Topic: Charles Darwin letters to be published online
Replies: 3
Views: 448

Thanks for this recommendation, this looks interesting

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