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The last book I read in 100 words: The Roar of the Butterflies by Reginald Hill

by Stephen Tall on September 19, 2012

The Roar of the Butterflies, Reginald Hill My summer holiday reading this year contained a gaping hole: for the first time in a decade, since I discovered Reginald Hill, I had no new Dalziel and Pascoe book to catch up (…)

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In praise and memory of Reginald Hill

by Stephen Tall on January 13, 2012

Reginald Hill, most famous as author of the Dalziel and Pascoe crime novels, died today. Whenever I mention I’m a huge fan of Hill’s, I feel I almost have to apologise for the television series which made his characters famous. (…)

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The last book I read in 100 words: The Woodcutter by Reginald Hill

by Stephen Tall on October 17, 2011

The Woodcutter, Reginald Hill I approached this book with some trepidation. I love Hill’s Dalziel & Pascoe series, but found his previous thriller The Stranger House disappointing. And when I realised this book was going to riff on The Count (…)

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The last book I read in 100 words: Midnight Fugue, Reginald Hill

by Stephen Tall on July 8, 2010

Midnight Fugue (Reginald Hill) If you know of Reginald Hill’s Dalziel & Pascoe novels only through the BBC series then you’re missing out – for though Warren Clarke and Colin Buchanan were made for the parts, the subtlety, humour and (…)

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