Book Review Of The Day – Murdering Americans

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This year we are going to review books daily until the reviews run out. By doing this for individual books this gives people a chance to do their own research on the books and authors by using the links provided and not miss out by being bombarded by a whole lot at once like we have done in previous years.

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Todays review came from Exactchange


Murdering Americans

By Ruth Dudley Edwards

Exactchange said: “This is #11 of 12 in the Robert Amiss / Lady (Jack) Troutbeck series of crime novels. The series could just as easily fit into the genres of comic novels or trenchant commentaries on political correctness. Usually all at once. This time she pokes a big stick at American universities.

From Amazon “Being a member of the House of Lords and Mistress of St Martha’s College in Cambridge might seem enough to keep anyone busy, but Baroness (Jack) Troutbeck likes new challenges. When a combination of weddings, work, and spookery deprives her of five of her closest allies, Jack leaps at an invitation to become a Distinguished Visiting Professor on an American campus.

With her head full of romantic fantasies inspired by 1950s Hollywood, and accompanied by Horace, her loquacious and disconcerting parrot, this intellectually-rigorous right-winger sets off from England blissfully unaware that academia in the United States is dominated by knee-jerk liberalism, contempt for Western civilisation, and the institutionalisation of a form of insane political-correctness.”

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