On reading my post, Ed Park, proprietor of, among other blogs, the revealingly named Ten Word Reviews, demonstrated his magnanimity: rather than taking me to task for stealing his idea, he invited me to join the Ten Word Reviews roster! So, with apologies to Ed for forgetting his influence in the first place, I’ve gladly joined that blog and will be posting occasional review of non-book items.
Books, however, being this blog’s bailiwick, one more brief batch of ten-word reviews is in order, this one picking up recently read books that I inexplicably left out of the earlier roundup.
Rumpole’s curmudgeonly arrogance tends to charm or irritate. I’m charmed.Magnet for haplessness Dortmunder steals one diamond six *#@#^&* times!Parker's in Palm Beach. He ain’t there for the sun.Who knows Matt Murdock is Daredevil? Everyone! Which is bad.