Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Solana, Teresa: A Shortcut to Paradise

Set in Barcelona,this is the second novel featuring private detective twins who have different names as one of them has pretensions to be taken for someone of aristocratic background. While there is some mild humour at their somewhat clumsy attempts to solve the murder of a hasionable prize-winning novelist, the cover comment of 'scathingly funny' and'made me laugh so much the tears rolled'(El Pais)had
me wondering if I had read the same book. Pleasant enough reading but nothing too
startling with a fair amount of satirical comment on local society pretensions but no

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