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Rene Hasekamp

I read books (and place a review here afterwards) in the following categories Mystery/Detective, British literature (mostly older books, from Gutenberg.org), Adventure, some Dutch lieterature and more.

My top favorite writers are John Galsworthy, Wilkie Collins, Charles Dickens, but among my five-star reviews you will also find (debuts of) contemporary writers. A recent example is Gillian Flynn. I mostly read ebooks.


Currently reading

King Bhumibol Adulyadej: A Life's Work
Dominic Faulder, Nicholas Grossman
Progress: 96/400 pages
The Jacques Futrelle Megapack: 47 Tales of the Thinking Machine and Others
Jacques Futrelle
Progress: 905/1417 pages

Not the best Poirot

Het geheim van de blauwe trein - Agatha Christie

Although this is an entertaining read, near the end so many characters have been introduced, that it is near to impossible to guess who the killer is.
Furthermore Christie lets Poirot say something about the person who appears to be the killer, that makes his act very unlikely, which one would not expect from her. All taken into consideration this is not one of the best Poirots.