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Murder in the basement: The Language of Birds, by Jill Dawson, reviewed

20 April 2019

9:00 AM

20 April 2019

9:00 AM

Jill Dawson has a taste for murder. One of her earlier novels, the Orange shortlisted Fred and Edie, fictionalised the 1922 Bywaters and Thompson murder case. More recently, The Crime Writer cunningly blended an English episode from the life of Patricia Highsmith with elements of one of Highsmith’s own crime novels.

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