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SusannaG

SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady

Just another GR refugee.  Other than that, I had a stroke in 2004, and read almost anything I can get my hands on, though I have a particular weakness for history, mystery, and historical fiction.

Currently reading

Trio for Blunt Instruments
Rex Stout
Progress: 20 %
A Rare Benedictine: The Advent of Brother Cadfael
Ellis Peters
The Hanover Square Affair
Ashley Gardner
Progress: 10 %
Medieval Tastes: Food, Cooking, and the Table (Arts and Traditions of the Table: Perspectives on Culinary History)
Beth Archer Brombert, Massimo Montanari
Progress: 10 %
Scars of Independence: America's Violent Birth
Holger Hoock
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari Dr
Progress: 9 %
Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years
John Guy
Progress: 20/512 pages
Lady Cop Makes Trouble
Amy Stewart
The Hundred Years War, Volume 1: Trial by Battle
Jonathan Sumption
Progress: 166/586 pages
King Solomon's Mines
H. Rider Haggard
Progress: 4 %

The Late Scholar, by Jill Paton Walsh

The Late Scholar - Jill Paton Walsh

This is the fourth (I think) book in Walsh's continuation of Dorothy L. Sayers' Lord Peter Wimsey series. 

 

It's the 1950s (I think 1953), and Peter and Harriet (as well as Bunter) are back at Oxford University, at St. Severin's College, where a dispute over whether to sell a valuable medieval manuscript (the college is on hard times, financially) has resulted in two dead scholars, two strange near-death experiences, and a mysteriously missing Warden. 

 

Only ghosts of Sayers, but still a reasonably enjoyable piece of fluff.