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Murder Most Unladylike
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Murder Most Unladylike

Robin Stevens. Penguin. (352p) ISBN 9780141369761 Just before Christmas (a couple of years back) we found out that Robin Stevens was coming to one of our local schools to talk to the pupils about her books and writing mysteries, have to say I jumped at the chance to organise something to support the schools librarian …

In Praise of the Garrulous
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In Praise of the Garrulous

Allan Cameron. Vagabond Voices. (208p) ISBN 9781908251244 A wonderfully, garrulous account of language and its development, but also a warning on where our language could go if we aren’t careful. Love of words, sounds and the full gamut of the English language is sung out loud here, and that song is a rallying cry for …