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The Disappearance of Adle Bedeau
The Disappearance of Adle Bedeau | Graeme Macrae Burnet
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Manfred Baumann is a loner. Socially awkward and ill at ease, he spends his evenings surreptitiously observing Adele Bedeau, the sullen but alluring waitress at his local bistro. Then one day she vanishes into thin air."
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Reviewsbylola
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Thank you for all the kind words on my previous post. 💕 Covid was not how I planned on ending 2020 but it‘s pretty fitting, I suppose.

Typically I take a nice bath on NYE and finish my last book of the year. Only part of that will be happening tonight. Being sick has thrown me into a total slump. I am truly enjoying the tagged book though, so I‘ll take that as a win and if I don‘t finish it right away, 🤷🏼‍♀️🤷🏼‍♀️

Happy New Years littens!!

Leftcoastzen Hope you feel better soon ! 13mo
CarolynM Happy New Year Stephanie💕 Hope you're better soon. 13mo
Blaire Hope you have a fast and easy recovery! 13mo
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JennyM Sending you lots of love and get better soon wishes ❤️ 13mo
jmtrivera Hope you recover quickly! 💜 13mo
mrp27 Happy New Year, wishing you a speedy recovery. 13mo
Nute Sending many get well wishes and praying for a quick recovery. Take Care, Ms. Stephanie!💕 13mo
Bookzombie Happy New Year!🎆 I hope you are feeling better soon. 💕 13mo
Billypar Happy New Year--hope you feel better soon! 13mo
LeahBergen Aww, you poor thing. 😫 Happy New Year to you! 😘😘 13mo
La_Cori Happy New Year! 🎆 Sending you lots of love and well wishes for a quick recovery💕 13mo
BarbaraBB Happy new year Steph, I hope you get better soon 💚🍀 13mo
Simona Happy New Year 🥂🍾 13mo
Kalalalatja Happy New Year, feel better soon 💕 13mo
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Reviewsbylola
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This time, I‘m almost positive we have covid. Waiting on some test results and I‘m sick as hell. Brian luckily is on the tail end and G‘s symptoms have been more mild. And F is carrying on as if everything is the same as always. 🤪

I had big plans today of reading and binge watching TLC but most of the time, I just can‘t do it. Hopefully I feel better tomorrow so I can enjoy my convalescence. 😂

Amiable Sending healing wishes so you can at least feel well enough to get some reading in! 😀 No, seriously—get better soon! 13mo
Jas16 I really hope you feel better soon 13mo
vivastory Hope you & your family recover quickly! 13mo
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BethM All I could do when I had it was sleep. Feel better! 13mo
rabbitprincess Hope you all feel better soon! 13mo
emilyhaldi Glad you didn‘t come to Xmas 😳 13mo
DaveGreen7777 Hope y‘all feel much better soon! 13mo
MsMelissa I hope you get better really quickly. 13mo
BookishBelle I hope y‘all feel better soon! 13mo
Ruthiella Hope you and your family recover soon! 13mo
LeahBergen Oh, no!! Take good care of yourself. 😘😘 13mo
Bookzombie I hope you feel better soon! 13mo
kspenmoll I am so so sorry to hear you are sick. Hope you & your family heal quickly. 13mo
Tanisha_A Take care! ❤️ 13mo
BarbaraBB Take care. I hope you‘ll feel better soon 🤍🍀 13mo
Reggie Take a multivitamin. I‘m overweight and have diabetes. I should have died when I got it but I honestly believe it‘s that I have been taking a multivitamin since the summer and probiotics for two years and felt fine after 4 days. Also, I read an article saying certain Vitamin deficiencies are what is causing the worst. Take care and I hope you feel better. 13mo
La_Cori So sorry to hear that, I hope you all get better soon.. 13mo
Kalalalatja I‘m so sorry, hope you all feel better soon 🤞 take care! 13mo
batsy Sending all the positive vibes so that you all get well soon! Take care. 13mo
Simona Take care ❤ 13mo
Librarybelle Take care! 13mo
CarolynM Take care💕 Hope you feel better soon. 13mo
ValerieAndBooks Take care of yourselves ❤️!! 13mo
MicheleinPhilly Blergh! Hope your symptoms ease soon. ❤️ 13mo
Megabooks I‘m so sorry!! Take care and rest!! ❤️❤️ 13mo
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Reviewsbylola
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We spend 2.5 hours in line today for covid tests. 😭 The girls have symptoms of a mild cold, so we just wanted to err on the side of caution. That said, our library just launched home delivery. We only live a block away, so I felt bad utilizing it, but since we‘re in quarantine now, it seemed like the most prudent option. We came home from our testing to our new books. 🥰🥰

Reviewsbylola And thanks for the rec! @britt_brooke Hopefully she‘s a fan. 14mo
Gissy I hope everything goes well! 14mo
Elizabeth2 Hope your results come back quickly. Waiting is tough! 14mo
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LeahBergen I hope it just turns out to be a little cold. 💗💗 14mo
JennyM Hope the kids were ok with the test and that all is well and just a cold. 14mo
Reviewsbylola I‘m pretty sure we‘ll never be able to convince them to get another one 😂😬 @JennyM 14mo
JennyM @Reviewsbylola yeah, my eight year old was not impressed when he had one! Hugs to the girls x 14mo
britt_brooke @Reviewsbylola Sure hope everyone is okay and gets healthy soon! And hope G likes the book. 🤞🏻🤞🏻 14mo
Reviewsbylola Thank you! So far we just feel like we all have a cold. Hopefully that‘s what it is. 🙃 @britt_brooke 14mo
BarbaraBB Wishing you the best! Keep us posted 🤞🏽🤞🏽 14mo
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Mandoul
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It has been such an intense last week, so it feels great for this moment to finally arrive 😀 i really enjoyed His Bloody Project. Lets hope this one delivers too!

Nute Sounds interesting. Stacking! 2y
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emmaturi
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My last read for April, it is not long so should finish it by tomorrow evening. I got through all the books that I wanted to read, plus one on kindle! #book #currentlyreading #bookcover

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Ottergirl
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A really well written slow paced ‘thriller‘. I really enjoyed the characters and the plot development. I was very surprised at the ending, but can‘t think of a different way to wrap it all up. I‘ll be hunting down ‘The Accident on the A35‘ like Gorskie hunting down a killer 😉

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Andrew65
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This audiobook is available on Audible today for Q9.99. Has anybody read it? Would you recommend it? Not a book I have heard of before.

charl08 Not unless you like your crime postmodern/ tricksy. 3y
Ms_T I was curious about this too. I‘ve read His Bloody Project by the same author and really enjoyed it. 3y
Andrew65 @charl08 Thanks for that information. 😊 3y
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Andrew65 @Ms_T It seems to have a good rating on Goodreads, 3.89, but no one on there I know has read it. Will give it some more thought but at Q9.99 May just take the risk. 3y
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled Have read His Bloody Project and LOVED it. This one is in my TBR - curious! 3y
Andrew65 @ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled Glowing praise with both you and @Ms_T enjoying His Bloody Project. 3y
Ottergirl I bought it on the daily deal and I‘m really enjoying it! 3y
Andrew65 @Ottergirl That‘s great news, thanks for the feedback! 👍 3y
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kellock
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He really is a masterful writer. A very unusual crime novel, more concerned with looking at the two main players lives than with any of the crimes committed. Burnet really can do no wrong.

Ottergirl I‘ve just finished this too! It‘s such a great story.... the end was a bit of a surprise! 3y
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kellock
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I was wondering when Burnet would squeeze a Maigret reference in! I know he's a fan and you can totally tell he is in this book.

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kellock
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Decision made. Loved His Bloody Project so hugely hopeful for this one.

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WanderingBookaneer
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You‘ll be swept up by creepy Manfred and Gorski‘s relentless dedication to his craft. Both men have compelling backstories that have intersected once before. Now—when both are older, more mature, and with a lot more baggage—the game of cat and mouse begins anew, this time due to the disappearance of the eponymous waitress. ⬇️

WanderingBookaneer While some readers may not be satisfied with the book‘s resolution, I was okay with it. In fact, I am curious to see how it will add to the detective‘s baggage in the second book. 4y
minkyb Intrigued! 4y
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WanderingBookaneer
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#CurrentRead Two hours in and all I want to do is read this.

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WanderingBookaneer
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Cinfhen Thanks for the recommendation ❤️sounds good! 4y
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled Ooo! I loved His Bloody Project, so I definitely need to check this out!! 4y
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Matilda
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The goat learned to count up to 2 so she can argue that I only need one hand to hold my book and the other is free for belly rubs.

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RMS
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Love, love, loved this book! In essence it's a crime novel but from an observer's perspective - the observer being the protagonist Manfred Baumann. He's a fascinating character and, for me, not particularly likeable which makes his observations even more interesting and surprising.

The book trots along at a comfortable pace and there are plenty of twists and turns to keep you on your toes. I can't recommend this enough!

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bookishbunny
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4.5 stars. Finished His Bloody Project, my first book on the Man Booker long list. Since I have more to say than I can manage in 451 characters (love that @Litsy chose that number!), I've included a link to my non-spoiler Goodreads review if you're interested. https://www.goodreads.com/review/show?id=1712264005.

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bookishbunny
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This book isn't on Litsy yet. I bought it on kindle last night and am about 25% of the way through it so far. It's a crime story that is a whydunnit instead of a whodunnit told using documents. It starts with statements take by the police. I'm currently reading Roddy Macrae's journal (although the narrator points out that there are questions of authenticity). It is also interesting learning about the life of 19th century Scottish crofters.

Reviewsbylola I became interested in this one once it was announced as part of the Booker long list. 5y
bookishbunny @Reviewsbylola That's where I first heard about it, too. I'd like to try to read through as much of the list as possible (at least the ones available in the US). 5y
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SharonGoforth
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His Bloody Project (not in Litsy) is of the longlisted titles for the Man Booker Prize and currently available on Kindle for only $5.99!! Oh how I love a good bargain 😀

Reviewsbylola I added this one to my TBR earlier today! 5y
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SharonGoforth
The Disappearance of Adle Bedeau | Graeme Macrae Burnet

His Bloody Project (not in Litsy) is of the longlisted titles for the Man Booker Prize and currently available on Kindle for only $5.99!! Oh how I love a good bargain 😀