all right

Occasionally adding corroborative details to add verisimilitude to otherwise bald and unconvincing,
but veridicous accounts
with careful attention, indefatigable assiduity, and nice discrimination.

Some Books Bought in 2015

(An incomplete list.)

Alison Alexander, The Ambitions of Jane Franklin 104. 
Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility 009;
 ———, Sense and Sensibility 019.
J.A.W. Bennett, Middle English Literature, ed. Douglas Gray 024.
Dirk Bogarde, A Postillion Struck by Lightning 108.
Mark Bostridge, The Fateful Year: England 1914 089.
Leo Bruce, Die All, Die Merrily 090; 
 ———, A Louse for the Hangman 007.
Arthur Bryant, The Turn of the Tide 068.
David Burn, Narrative of the Overland Journey of Sir John and Lady Franklin 1842 107.
Sarah Caudwell, The Sibyl in Her Grave 074;
 ———, Thus Was Adonis Murdered 069. 
David Cecil, The Stricken Deer: The Life of William Cowper 056.
Henry Cecil, Brothers in Law 001;
 ———, The Buttercup Spell 120;
 ———, Daughters in Law 003;
 ———, The English Judge 002;
 ———, Friends in Court 004;
 ———, Full Circle 059;
 ———, Much in Evidence 005;
 ———, Natural Causes 043;
 ———, No Bail for the Judge 032;
 ———, The Painswick Line 006;
 ———, Sober as a Judge 033;
 ———, A Woman Named Anne 083.
Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote, trans, John Rutherford 057.
Agatha Christie, 4.50 from Paddington; Lord Edgware Dies; Murder in Mesopotamia 046; 
 ———, Akhnaton 075;
 ———, Cards on the Table; N or M?; A Murder is Announced 047; 
 ———, Cat among the Pigeons; The Labours of Hercules; Hickory Dickory Dock 048;
 ———, The Clocks; Third Girl; Murder in the Mews 049;
 ———, Hallowe’en Party; Passenger to Frankfurt; The Thirteen Problems 050; 
 ———, Murder Is Easy; Dead Mans Folly; The Man in the Brown Suit 041; 
 ———, Murder Is Easy; Dead Man’s Folly; The Man in the Brown Suit 051; 
 ———, The Murder of Roger Ackroyd; They Do It with Mirrors; Mrs. McGinty’s Dead 052; 
 ———, The Mystery of the Blue Train; The Listerdale Mystery; The Murder at the Vicarage 103;
 ———, Nemesis; Parker Pyne Investigates; Poirot Investigates 053;
 ———, Partners in Crime; At Bertram’s Hotel, The Hound of Death 039; 
 ———, Partners in Crime; At Bertram’s Hotel, The Hound of Death 054.
Winston S. Churchill, Memoirs of the Second World War 035.
Eric H. Cline, 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed 106.
Basil Creighton, The Leaden Cupid or, The Egotist Revisited 025.
Edmund Crispin, Holy Disorders 118;
 ———, The Long Divorce 096;
 ———, The Moving Toyshop 023;
 ———, Swan Song 099.
Rupert Croft-Cooke,  The Altar in the Loft 072;
 ———, Blood-Red Island 021;
 ———, The Caves of Hercules 123;
 ———, The Circus Has No Home 117;
 ———, English Cooking: A New Approach 020;
 ———, The Green, Green Grass 119;
 ———, The Glittering Pastures 091;
 ———, How to Enjoy Travel Abroad 022;
Nasty Piece of Work 092;
 ———, The Wintry Sea 016. 
David Daintree, Soul of the West: Christianity andthe Great Tradition 121.
Martin Edwards (ed.), Resorting to Murder 076.
E.T. Emmett (ed.), Tasmania by Road and Track 105.
Epicurus, The Art of Happiness, trans. George K. Strodach 010;
 ———, The Epicurus Reader: Selected Writings and Testimonia, trans. Brad Inwood & L.P. Gerson 011;
 ———, The Essential Epicurus: Letters, Principal Doctrines, Vatican Sayings and Fragments, trans. Eugene Michael O’Connor 012.
David Eshel, Daring to Win: Special Forces at War 084.
Edward Feser, Philosophy of Mind 058.
Verlyn Flieger, Splintered Light: Logos and Language in Tolkien’s World 063.
C.S. Forester, Mr Midshipman Hornblower 064.
Mark Forsyth, The Elements of Eloquence 093.
Dick Francis, The Longshot 029;
 ———, Nerve 060;
 ———, To the Hilt 030.
Erle Stanley Gardner, The Case of the Careless Kitten 061;
 ———, The Case of the Lame Canary 013;
 ———, The Case of the Turning Tide 014.
Randall Garrett, Lord Darcy 094.
Elizabeth Gaskell, Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life 069.
Benny Green, P.G. Wodehouse: A Literary Biography 073.
Martin H. Greenberg & Bill Pronzii, Locked Room Puzzles 109;
 ———, Police Procedurals 110; 
A.P. Herbert, Wigs at Work 101.
Mark Herman, Brassed Off: A Film Script 100.
Robert A. Heinlein, The Past through Tomorrow, vol. 1 065.
Alan Hunter, Gently Does It 112.
Peter Inker, Caesar’s Gallic Triumph: Alesia 52BC 102.
Clive James, A Point of View 034.
Hugh Kingsmill, The Best of Hugh Kingsmill: Selections from His Writings, ed. Michael Holroyd 085.
C. H. B. Kitchen, Death of His Uncle 111.
Bernard Knight, The Manor of Death 113;
 ———, The Noble Outlaw 114;
Melissa Lane, Greek and Roman Political Ideas 045.
Sean Longden, Dunkirk: The Men They Left Behind 077.
John Lowe, Edward James: A Surrealist Life 071.
C.E. Lucas Phillips, Victoria Cross Battles of the Second World War 066.
T. Lucretius Carus, The Nature of Things, trans. A.E. Stallings 008.
Ed McBain, The Heckler and See Them Die
Enid McLeod, The Order of the Rose: The Life and Ideas of Christine de Pizan 026.
Mark McShane, The Girl Nobody Knows 042.
Marion Mainwaring, Murder in Pastiche, or Nine Detectives All at Sea
Stephen G. Nicholls, Andreas Kablitz and Alison Calhoun (ed.), Rethinking the Medieval Senses: Heritage, Fascinations, Frames 027.
Adam Nicolson, When God Spoke English: The Making of the King James Bible 079.
Patrick O’Brian, Clarissa Oakes 080;
———, The Far Side of the World 081;
———, Treason’s Harbour 082.
Terence O’Brien, Out of the Blue: A Pilot with the Chindits 086.
Thomas Love Peacock, Novels of Thomas Love Peacock: Headlong Hall, Nightmare Abbey, The Misfortunes of Elphin, Crotchet Castle 067.
Ellis Peters, Black is the Colour of My True Love’s Heart 017;
 ———, Holiday with Violence 018;
 ———, Rainbow’s End 070.
Bill Pronzini & Martin Greenberg (ed.), Mammoth Book of Short Crime Novels 044.
Mary Renault, North Face 115;
James Runcie, Sidney Chambers and the Forgiveness of Sins 095.
Peter Ryan, Fear Drive My Feet 122.
Ellery Queen, The Player on the Other Side 062.
Cameron Rougvie, The Greedos Reckoning 031;
 ———, Medal from Pamplona 036;
 ———, Tangier Assignment 037.
Sophocles, Philoctetes, ed. T.B.L. Webster 015.
Antony Swithin, The Nine Gods of Saffadne 097;
 ———, The Winds of the Wastelands
Irma Taavitsainen and Päivi Pahta (ed.), Medical and Scientific Writings in Late Medieval English 087.
Arthur Upfield, Bony and the Mouse 28-Feb-040.
Edward Vasta (ed.), Middle English Survey: Critical Essays 028
Jill Paton Walsh, Knowledge of Angels 088.
Derek Wilson, The People’s Bible: The Remarkable History of the King James Version 116; 
P.G. Wodehouse, Eggs, Beans and Crumpets 055

some books bought in 2014;
some books bought in 2013;
some books bought in 2012.

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