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MK's Reading Life

Lifelong passionate reader. Mysteries, Fantasy, and Non-Fiction of various sorts. Currently reading a fair amount focused on WWI and the interwar years. (I have no idea why.)

Case Histories

Case Histories - Kate Atkinson I picked this up after seeing the PBS Mystery treatment. Usually, I enjoy the books this leads me to, but in this case the screenplay was much better. I actually cared about the characters on the screen. I didn't care about anyone in the book, and Brodie seems is just another character, or worse a plot device, not the anchor to a series. The whole thing reads more like a rough draft or a fleshed out outline, not a finished product. It's a real shame when the tv show has more depth than the original book. I doubt very much that I'll continue with the series.