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by L. C. Tyler
Explaining basic things for people who haven’t read the earlier books in the series. Q: You write under several names, don’t you? A: Yes, I write crime as Peter Fielding and J. R. Elliot.
C. TYLER Herring on the Nile MACMILLAN To Will and to the MNWers, past, present and future The Truth is rarely pure and never simple. Explaining basic things for people who haven’t read the earlier books in the series. I also write romantic fiction as Amanda Collins. None of those is my real name. Q: What would you see as the main influences on your writing style? A: I’ve always admired the crime writers of the Golden Age – Christie and Sayers in particular. For some reason I never have got to grips with dear old Margery Allingham.
L C Tyler was born in Southend-on-Sea and educated at Oxford and City Universities. This one's a tribute to Agatha Christie's "Death on the Nile," but with modern implements and contrivances. He has won awards for his writing, and regularly contributes to national newspapers including The Guardian and the Daily Telegraph. He is the Vice Chair of the Crime Writers' Association and a CWA short story Dagger judge. L C Tyler lives in Islington, London. It's narrated in first person, bouncing back and forth between our mystery-writing protagonist, Ethelbert, and his long-suffering agent, Elsie.
One of the few aphorisms that I still follow – or indeed can now recall – is that, on holiday, you should always opt for an early breakfast re that much fresher
One of the few aphorisms that I still follow – or indeed can now recall – is that, on holiday, you should always opt for an early breakfast re that much fresher. The stocks of cereal and jam would still be complete. The staff would be that much more attentive.
Herring on the Nile book. In an effort to rejuvenate his flagging career, crime novelist. This is quite a good mystery pastiche with LC Tyler taking on the Agatha Christie original and spinning it out with some wit. I wouldn't go so far as to say it's even remotely funny but I understand that's its intention.
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Herring on the Nile is an ingenious mystery, and a darkly funny tribute to Agatha Christie .
Herring on the Nile is an ingenious mystery, and a darkly funny tribute to Agatha Christie and the golden age of crime fiction. Tyler juggles characters, story, wit and clever one-liners with perfect balance’ The Times.
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Herring on the Nile - . If I’d noticed any references in the tour brochure to a dead body floating in the Nile or to the cold barrel of a gun pointing at a spot precisely midway between my eyes, I might have decided South Wales in a blizzard was in fact the much better option. But perhaps they’d hidden that sort of stuff in the small print, along with the fuel surcharges.
Ethelred Tressider’s career is not, let’s face it, what one might call glittering . In a desperate effort to revive his imagination, Ethelred books a cruise down the Nile-cradle of civilization and so on. Well, it worked for Agatha Christie. It is not, however, working very well for Ethelred. He is the Vice Chair of the Crime Writers' Association and a CWA short story Dagger judge
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