The Black Tower (P D James)

blacktowerP.D. James was the Queen of the police procedural murder – mystery genre. She is a better writer than Agatha Christie because her characters are more well developed, as James explores their psyches and past. This novel was first published in 1975. The Tower itself is a nice symbol of evil and the setting would have made the great Thomas Hardy proud: in other words it is spooky and desolate.

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2015 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 10,000 times in 2015. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

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