The Latke in the Library & Other Mystery Stories for Chanukah

by Libi Astaire | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 1540540960 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingGoryDetailswing of Nashua, New Hampshire USA on 12/9/2018
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Journal Entry 1 by wingGoryDetailswing from Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Sunday, December 09, 2018
I got this softcover from Barnes and Noble. It's a very amusing pastiche/homage to Agatha Christie, centering on an elderly mystery writer named Agatha Krinsky who's finally agreed to move into an assisted-living facility. Almost immediately, she stumbles over a body in the library - but nobody believes her when she tells them about it. She winds up listening to several other residents recount mysteries of their own, all assuming that her "dead body" is a story she's working on... Each of these characters is based on a Christie sleuth, readily recognizable to fans, and their stories have a lovely Christie-esque style, with all the characters Jewish and the stories centered on Chanukah. The mysteries are fun, the characters entertaining, and the whole book delighted me. I want to read more of this author's work now!

Released 7 mos ago (12/13/2018 UTC) at Post Office bookswap shelf (UBCZ), 353 Middlesex Rd. in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts USA

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*** Released for the 2018 December Holiday release challenge. ***

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