Wash this blood clean from my hand

trans. Sian Reynolds
I’m a huge fan of Fred Vargas’ work. And this book is no exception. The star, once more, is Commissaire Adamsberg. The plot revolves around a series of murders, the first in 1943, the latest takes place in the present of the book. Adamsberg has a special interest in this case, and the judge he believes to have committed these crimes. In each case the murder victim is killed by three stab wounds. And in each case an assailant has been found, always suffering from amnesia but also having a murder weapon in his possession. In each case the police decide that this individual is responsible and, there you go, case closed. Adamsberg is not so sure.

Old skool man

Yesterday a quiz, today a meme, it’s almost like going back in time. Stolen from xaosseed: 1. Go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Random The first article title on the page is the name of your band. 2. Go to http://www.quotationspage.com/random.php3 The last four words of the very last quote is the title of …

Been a while

Since I’ve done one of these quizzy things, and seeing as I’ve been fairly quiet recently what better way to blog without really blogging than to post a quiz-thing? From the Beeb’s what am I like quiz: Your answers suggest you are an Idealist The four aspects that make up …

Juno

Juno is 16. And pregnant. At first she thinks she’ll have an abortion, but changes her mind, she’ll continue to be pregnant but she isn’t interested in being a Mommy. She’ll give the baby up for adoption. So she takes a look in the PennySaver, which I’m guessing is similar …