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“One, Two, Buckle My Shoe” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

This is a Hercule Poirot Mystery. The death of a dentist Dr Morley sparked off a search for the culprit who did this. Or was it suicide? The private Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot was a patient who was attended to … Continue reading

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“Sad Cypress” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

This is a Hercule Poirot mystery first published in 1940. The story opened in the Prologue of the book where Elinor Carlisle stood at the dock in a courtroom accused of poisoning Mary Gerrard.  The prosecution for the Crown and … Continue reading

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“The Big Four” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

The Big Four was written and first published in 1927 by Agatha Christie. Admittedly, I did not think much about this Hercule Poirot mystery when I first picked up the book in the library.  The title of the book did … Continue reading

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“Aunty Lee’s Chilled Revenge” by Ovidia Yu – A Book Review

This the third book on Aunty Lee by Ovidia Yu. Aunty Lee owns a Peranakan café called Aunty Lee’s Delights. She has connections with the Singapore Police Force and uses her delightful Peranakan and Singapore local food to solve murder … Continue reading

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“The Clocks” by Agatha Christie – A Book Review

This is another Hercule Poirot Mystery by Agatha Christie. It was a later murder mystery by the author written and copyrighted in 1963. It was a cleverly written murder mystery that caught me by surprise at the end. I was … Continue reading

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“When Breath Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi – a Book Review

If you want to read how one faced death because of a terminal illness, this is a book that would keep you reading to the end. It is not morbid and sadly I somehow enjoyed reading it as if the … Continue reading

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“Meddling and Murder” by Ovidia Yu – A Book Review

Aunty Lee, the Peranakan aunty is back to solve a murder and some other crimes. This is what Rosie Lee does best besides being famous for her Peranakan delicious cuisines. She cannot help not meddling since the crimes revolve around … Continue reading

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