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Moonlight Reader

Lawyer, mother, avid reader. Game host extraordinaire! Partner in crime to Obsidian Black Plague! My bookish weaknesses include classics, fantasy, YA, and agreeing to read more books than is even remotely possible.

Currently reading

Capital Crimes: London Mysteries: A British Library Crime Classic (British Library Crime Classics)
Martin Edwards
Progress: 105/410 pages
Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection
Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen Fry

Reading progress update: I've read 17 out of 208 pages.

The Thin Man - Dashiell Hammett

I'm just reading the tiniest bit today. I came across this, on page 17:


I got out of bed and mixed her a drink. As I brought it into the bedroom, the telephone began to ring. I looked at my watch on the table. It was nearly five o’clock.


In the MORNING. It was nearly five o'clock in the morning. And these people are mixing drinks.


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I can see where this is going. . . 


Aaand, now they ordering raw chopped beef sandwiches with onion.