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Read April 20th. 4 out of 5 stars on the Elle Scale.

I stopped reading books like this years ago, but I decided to give "The Mermaids Singing" a spin because I was such a big fan of BBC's "Wire in the Blood" based on the Tony Hill books. Having seen the TV adaptation of this, I was already familiar with the plot; however, I still found myself breathlessly turning the pages, scarcely able to wait to see what would happen next. As much as I love Robson Green's take on Tony Hill, I think I prefer him on the page to on the screen. My only gripe about this book is the alarming number of typos I spotted in my copy.

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Elle's reading list [View all] , ellelassiter, Sat Jan-09-10 11:04 PM
  Dean Koontz, "Frankenstein: Prodigal Son", ellelassiter, Jan 11th 2010, #1
Dean Koontz -- "Frankenstein: City of Night", ellelassiter, Jun 22nd 2010, #2
Dean Koontz -- "Frankenstein: Dead and Alive", ellelassiter, Jun 22nd 2010, #3
William Gay, "Twilight", ellelassiter, Jun 22nd 2010, #5
Denis Johnson, "Nobody Move", ellelassiter, Jun 22nd 2010, #4
Val McDermid, "The Mermaid's Singing", ellelassiter, Jun 22nd 2010 #6
Margaret Atwood, "The Penelopiad", ellelassiter, Jun 29th 2010, #7
Peter Straub, "A Dark Matter", ellelassiter, Jun 29th 2010, #8
Margaret Atwood, "The Year of the Flood", ellelassiter, Jun 29th 2010, #9
Dennis Lehane, "Sacred", ellelassiter, Jun 29th 2010, #10
Joe Hill, "Horns", ellelassiter, Jun 29th 2010, #11

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