There is a certain pleasure (however smug) in being ahead of the curve when spotting a particularly gifted writer, and a certain regret when the masses catch up with your discovery. The latter, of course, is the state desired by author and publisher, and Peter May has now made the transition from connoisseurs’ taste to popular bestseller.
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Friday 13 December 2013
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Sunday 24 November 2013
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Thursday 15 August 2013
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Thursday 15 August 2013
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Wednesday 14 August 2013
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Monday 05 August 2013
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Friday 26 July 2013
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Thursday 11 July 2013
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Wednesday 10 July 2013
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Sunday 07 July 2013
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Thursday 04 July 2013
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Monday 17 June 2013
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Friday 07 June 2013
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Wednesday 29 May 2013
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