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I read books, I write about books, I would probably marry a book if I could find one who liked me enough. Three words to describe me mature, irresponsible, contradictory, unreliable...oh...that's four...

The Trial of Elizabeth Cree: A Novel of the Limehouse Murders

The Trial of Elizabeth Cree - Peter Ackroyd Expected to enjoy this much more than I did. Ackroyd is an expert on London - that shows in the text - but if the setting is wonderfully rendered, the characters are seen from a distance. Chilly, unabsorbing.