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By the Time You Read This

A Novel

By Giles Blunt

By the Time You Read This
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  • Hardcover: Feb 2007,
    352 pages.
    Paperback: Jul 2008,
    352 pages.

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Pedantic Englishman (02/13/10)

Where was your editor?
An otherwise above average crime novel spoiled for this reader by one glaring error. At one point the English psychiatrist's English wife suggests they retire back to England. She has her eye on a small cottage just outside Nottingham a short walk to the sea. Anyone who lived previously in Manchester (like the couple in question) knows that Nottingham is about 120 km from the sea.

Some walk. What an amateur error.
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