Book Club

The Shadow of Death

For our contributor Spriteby, The Shadow of Death was the top book of 2012. She wrote: “In May, I reviewed this debut novel by James Runcie, which introduced us to his Grantchester Mysteries and sleuthing vicar Rev Canon Sidney Chambers. Sidney Chambers and The Shadow…
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Spriteby: Top five books of 2012

As a fan of Nordic Noir and historical crime fiction, this year has been a pretty good one for me. The only problem, I’ve found, has been finding the time to read all of the great books that have come my way over the past…
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Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death

Written by James Runcie — GK Chesterton brought us the Father Brown stories, Ralph McInery the Father Dowling mysteries and Anne Emery wrote about Father Brennan Burke. Clergymen turning into amateur sleuths may not be a new phenomenon but it’s definitely a formula that works…
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