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No 374 Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned by Wells Tower: Book 1 of #20booksofsummer22

Wells Tower’s Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned is one of the best collections of short stories that I have read in a long time. His unsentimental, often brutal yet always brilliant stories lay bare the lives of ordinary people, all trying to do the right thing is a world of alienation and hopelessness. Written with a…

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No 386 Roseanna by Maj Sjöwall & Per Wahlöö, translated by Lois Roth

The series of ten ‘Martin Beck’ police procedurals, which were written in the ‘60s and ‘70s by the Swedish couple Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö are considered classics of the genre, influencing a generation of crime writers across the world. Of their work, Henning Mankell said; They realized that there was a huge, unexplored territory…

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