On Monday, February 24, 2003, at 09:00 AM, RARA-AVIS Digest
> Which would you recommend as a start? Her books seem
unknown in the
> but Canadian stores have some. The reviews and descriptions I found are
> brief and uninformative.
> Joy, who really needs another TBR
You're the only person in the world who doesn't have a TBR pile??? Wow!
Look, I don't *recommend* them; I've only read one, FACELESS,
and I didn't much feel like investigating further, despite
the cover blurb - "Faceless is an explosive novel of East End
violence and corruption from one of the most original voices
in fiction today". The book is hefty, as best-sellers must
be, and to my mind rather flat writing. But Martina Cole
herself comes from an old
("traditional"?) East End family with criminal acquaintances and seems to be writing what she knows.
It will be expensive to import it from Sleuth of Baker Street
- send me your address off-list, and I'll mail you my copy.
Don't tell Sleuth ;-) !
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