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A reader who’ll try anything once, including bad books in search of good ones. Eclectic as her tastes are, she tends to gravitate to historical romances, realistic contemporaries, and some fantasy novels.

Currently reading

The Complete Sherlock Holmes (The Heirloom Collection)
Bill & Martin Greenberg (eds.), Ian Fleming, Leslie Charteris, John D. MacDonald, W. Somerset Maugham, Peter O'Donnell, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Erle Stanley Gardner, John Jakes, Edward D. Hoch, Cornell Woolrich, William E. Barrett, Bruce Cassiday, Mic
Progress: 13 %
Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila

To DNF, that is the answer

A King Undone - Cooper Davis

This book succeeds or fails on language, and for me it failed. Davis has a distinctive voice but rather than enchanting, I saw it as an attempt to disguise genuinely horrid writing and poor story telling. The number of loins and male lusts in the 22% I read was staggering.



Not going to carry on with this book or author to the New Year.