Book Review: Death in Holy Orders

I love the writers from the "Golden Age" of detective fiction, like Agatha Christie and Dorothy Sayers. P.D. James is a more modern (but still British) writer who has been compared to them, so I decided to give one of her books a try. This one features her detective, Adam Dalgliesh, investigating the mysterious death … Continue reading Book Review: Death in Holy Orders

Book Review: The Documents in the Case

This is the fifth Dorothy Sayers mystery I've read, and it was different from the rest. In the first place, as the title indicates, it is not a straightforward third-person narrative. It is a series of documents (some letters, some written statements) regarding a man's mysterious death. In the second place, it is the only … Continue reading Book Review: The Documents in the Case

Book Review: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

My wife and I have been on a major Agatha Christie kick recently. We have been steadily watching all of the Poirot series from British television starring David Suchet, and both of us have read The Murder of Roger Ackroyd in the last two weeks. I read several Agatha Christie novels when I was a … Continue reading Book Review: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd