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Monday, August 11, 2014
In Which I Attend a Book Reading
On Saturday I was invited by friends to attend a book reading at my favorite plucky local independent, Third Place Books. The author was one I'd not read, Spencer Quinn, who pens a mystery series featuring private detective Bernie and his dog Chet. The unusual thing about these mysteries is that they are narrated by Chet.
Yes, you read that right -- the narrator is a dog.
I was dubious, but I had heard of the series and people said good things about it, so I went with an open mind. Mr. Quinn was quite entertaining, and told us in a very humorous fashion about the books and how he writes from the canine point of view (there are a lot of smells involved). He read a short excerpt which was most enjoyable. I admit that I did not wind up buying a book, but my friend Mary did, and had the author inscribe it to her cat. Interesting choice.
While it all did sound most promising, I think I'll wait for Mary's review before checking one out myself.