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Tannat

Not so much a blog; just lots of books

Currently reading

Why Shoot a Butler?
Georgette Heyer
Whispers Under Ground
Ben Aaronovitch, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
Progress: 422/615minutes
Kushiel's Dart
Jacqueline Carey
Progress: 18%
Moby-Dick: or, The Whale (Penguin Classics)
Herman Melville
Manifold: Time
Stephen Baxter, Chris Schluep
Progress: 99/480pages
Boneshaker
Cherie Priest
Progress: 18%
The Long War
Stephen Baxter, Terry Pratchett
Progress: 68/501pages

Rivers of London

Rivers of London  - Ben Aaronovitch Although Rivers of London isn't a perfect title, it certainly suits the book better than Midnight Riot. The titular riot doesn't even occur at midnight or have anything to do with midnight. Revenant Riot would at least make more sense, but perhaps alliteration isn't "in" in publishing these days.

Not a perfect book either, but it starts off with a lot of energy and although it slows down as the story progresses, it doesn't completely lose its momentum. Following the lowly fresh off-of-probation police constable Peter Grant worked well too. Really, I don't know what to say about the book, so just read it. Assuming the genre "humorous urban fantasy police novel" works for you, of course. It had me laughing out loud on more than one occasion.