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After Alice - Gregory Maguire

Book Review: After Alice – Gregory Maguire

Reviewed by Dennis Menard I did not much like After Alice, although I would have liked to. More than a decade ago an uncorrected proof of the not yet published Wicked fell into my hands which I read with relish …

The Nest (US cover) - Cynthia D'Aprix-Sweeney

Book Review: The Nest – Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

Reviewed by Dennis Menard One phrase I have learned to avoid like the proverbial plague in book blurbs is the remark that it was “laugh out loud funny.” Too often this means it is merely farcical. Hence it is seldom …

The Daughter of Time - Josephine Tey

Staff Review: The Daughter of Time – Josephine Tey

Reviewed by Jilles The Daughter of Time is still one of the most popular Jospehine Tey titles and was voted one of the greatest mystery novels of all time by the Crime Writers’ Association in 1990. Inspector Alan Grant of Scotland …