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carolet
2018-10-26 16:37:18 UTC
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Note that spoilers are included below the cast and crew.

Cast :
David Archer - Timothy Bentinck
Ruth Archer - Felicity Finch
Pip Archer - Daisy Badger
Josh Archer - Angus Imrie
Ben Archer - Ben Norris
Tony Archer - David Troughton
Helen Archer - Louiza Patikas
Tom Archer - William Troughton
Brian Aldridge - Charles Collingwood
Jennifer Aldridge - Angela Piper
Will Grundy - Philip Molloy
Emma Grundy - Emerald O'Hanrahan
Jim Lloyd - John Rowe
Jazzer McCreary - Ryan Kelly
Elizabeth Pargetter - Alison Dowling
Johnny Phillips - Tom Gibbons
Roy Tucker - Ian Pepperell
Hannah Riley - Helen Longworth
Lee - Ryan Early
Geraldine - Bharti Patel
Ruairi Donovan - Arthur Hughes

Director : Jenny Thompson
Editor : Alison Hindell
Writer : Adrian Flynn

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Spoilers:
Sunday 28th - Ruairi is caught out and Johnny is torn.
Monday 29th - Elizabeth makes a mistake and Hannah offers some tough
love.
Tuesday 30th - Josh has a brainwave and Tom attempts to make amends.
Wednesday 31st - Helen struggles to get through to Henry and Brian lays
down the law
Thursday 1st - Lynda makes her presence felt and Pip puts up a fight
Friday 2nd - Disaster strikes at Lower Loxley and Ben is guilt ridden


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This week we have three characters that we have long known about, being
given an acknowledged voice: Ben, Ruairi and Geraldine.
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krw
2018-10-27 10:06:36 UTC
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This week we have three characters that we have long known about, being
given an acknowledged voice: Ben, Ruairi and Geraldine.
Ruairi has spoken before, but not for a long time. I think that may be
a recasting.

Geraldine is the women running Lower Loxley isn't she?
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Penny
2018-10-27 13:02:46 UTC
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On Sat, 27 Oct 2018 11:06:36 +0100, krw <***@whitnet.uk> scrawled in the
dust...
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This week we have three characters that we have long known about, being
given an acknowledged voice: Ben, Ruairi and Geraldine.
Ruairi has spoken before, but not for a long time. I think that may be
a recasting.
Geraldine is the women running Lower Loxley isn't she?
Yes and Bharti Patel does not meet my mental picture of her at all but at
least she won't have to travel far from her TV commitments.
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Penny
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Kate B
2018-10-27 14:08:57 UTC
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This week we have three characters that we have long known about,
being given an acknowledged voice: Ben, Ruairi and Geraldine.
Ruairi has spoken before, but not for a long time.  I think that may be
a recasting.
So what are the odds on his having or not having an Irish accent?
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Kate B
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John Ashby
2018-10-27 16:01:29 UTC
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This week we have three characters that we have long known about,
being given an acknowledged voice: Ben, Ruairi and Geraldine.
Ruairi has spoken before, but not for a long time.  I think that may
be a recasting.
So what are the odds on his having or not having an Irish accent?
Sherborne will have knocked that out of him. I was surprised at him
appearing next week, but Sherborne's half term runs a week later than
ours, 20th Oct to 4th Nov, so that's possible.

john
Vicky Ayech
2018-10-27 17:18:10 UTC
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This week we have three characters that we have long known about,
being given an acknowledged voice: Ben, Ruairi and Geraldine.
Ruairi has spoken before, but not for a long time.  I think that may
be a recasting.
So what are the odds on his having or not having an Irish accent?
Sherborne will have knocked that out of him. I was surprised at him
appearing next week, but Sherborne's half term runs a week later than
ours, 20th Oct to 4th Nov, so that's possible.
john
Some private schools have 2 weeks this half term.
Chris McMillan
2018-10-29 10:00:18 UTC
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This week we have three characters that we have long known about,
being given an acknowledged voice: Ben, Ruairi and Geraldine.
Ruairi has spoken before, but not for a long time.  I think that may
be a recasting.
So what are the odds on his having or not having an Irish accent?
Sherborne will have knocked that out of him. I was surprised at him
appearing next week, but Sherborne's half term runs a week later than
ours, 20th Oct to 4th Nov, so that's possible.
john
Some private schools have 2 weeks this half term.
That’ll be the schools with six term academic years. A method employed by
some schools for those with challenging behaviours particularly where they
live at the school too. One of my young friends works at such a school.

Sincerely Chris
Sally Thompson
2018-10-29 12:23:47 UTC
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This week we have three characters that we have long known about,
being given an acknowledged voice: Ben, Ruairi and Geraldine.
Ruairi has spoken before, but not for a long time.  I think that may
be a recasting.
So what are the odds on his having or not having an Irish accent?
Sherborne will have knocked that out of him. I was surprised at him
appearing next week, but Sherborne's half term runs a week later than
ours, 20th Oct to 4th Nov, so that's possible.
john
Some private schools have 2 weeks this half term.
That’ll be the schools with six term academic years. A method employed by
some schools for those with challenging behaviours particularly where they
live at the school too. One of my young friends works at such a school.
My grandson goes to a private school and has two weeks for half term, but
only a three-term year.
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BrritSki
2018-10-29 14:07:07 UTC
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This week we have three characters that we have long known about,
being given an acknowledged voice: Ben, Ruairi and Geraldine.
Ruairi has spoken before, but not for a long time.  I think that may
be a recasting.
So what are the odds on his having or not having an Irish accent?
Sherborne will have knocked that out of him. I was surprised at him
appearing next week, but Sherborne's half term runs a week later than
ours, 20th Oct to 4th Nov, so that's possible.
john
Some private schools have 2 weeks this half term.
That’ll be the schools with six term academic years. A method employed by
some schools for those with challenging behaviours particularly where they
live at the school too. One of my young friends works at such a school.
My grandson goes to a private school and has two weeks for half term, but
only a three-term year.
I went to a Grammar School and was the only attendee from my area of
Coventry so half-terms were a bit lonely. The autumn one was always
spent hauling dead wood back to Dad's allotment for our Guy Fawkes bonfire.
Vicky Ayech
2018-10-29 17:22:02 UTC
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This week we have three characters that we have long known about,
being given an acknowledged voice: Ben, Ruairi and Geraldine.
Ruairi has spoken before, but not for a long time.  I think that may
be a recasting.
So what are the odds on his having or not having an Irish accent?
Sherborne will have knocked that out of him. I was surprised at him
appearing next week, but Sherborne's half term runs a week later than
ours, 20th Oct to 4th Nov, so that's possible.
john
Some private schools have 2 weeks this half term.
That’ll be the schools with six term academic years. A method employed by
some schools for those with challenging behaviours particularly where they
live at the school too. One of my young friends works at such a school.
My grandson goes to a private school and has two weeks for half term, but
only a three-term year.
YANAOU :). Older grandson is the same. He's in the second year upper
school now. He won a full scholarship last year (kf). Daughter could
not have afforded it.
Chris McMillan
2018-10-30 19:15:36 UTC
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Post by carolet
This week we have three characters that we have long known about,
being given an acknowledged voice: Ben, Ruairi and Geraldine.
Ruairi has spoken before, but not for a long time.  I think that may
be a recasting.
So what are the odds on his having or not having an Irish accent?
Sherborne will have knocked that out of him. I was surprised at him
appearing next week, but Sherborne's half term runs a week later than
ours, 20th Oct to 4th Nov, so that's possible.
john
Some private schools have 2 weeks this half term.
That’ll be the schools with six term academic years. A method employed by
some schools for those with challenging behaviours particularly where they
live at the school too. One of my young friends works at such a school.
My grandson goes to a private school and has two weeks for half term, but
only a three-term year.
After I wrote that I did wonder if our private schools did that back in the
1990s, but I have no one to ask without explaining ....

Sincerely Chris
John Ashby
2018-10-28 17:23:15 UTC
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This week we have three characters that we have long known about,
being given an acknowledged voice: Ben, Ruairi and Geraldine.
Ruairi has spoken before, but not for a long time.  I think that may
be a recasting.
So what are the odds on his having or not having an Irish accent?
More intersting perhaps is what will he have to say? Will he express a
view on the sale of Home Farm or complain that his dealer is missing
from the village? Locked up? That is so unfair.

john
carolet
2018-10-27 16:43:53 UTC
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This week we have three characters that we have long known about,
being given an acknowledged voice: Ben, Ruairi and Geraldine.
Ruairi has spoken before, but not for a long time.  I think that may be
a recasting.
Yes, Ruairi last spoke in 2012, I believe, but he has never been in the
cast list before. That is what I meant by an acnowledged voice. I know
that Ruairi was once voiced by a lad called George David, but I only
know that because Keri Davies said so on the long gone BBC forum known
as mustardland.

Ben has also spoken before, most recently in 2014, voiced by Ben Lester.
I had been thinking that I only knew this courtesy of Keri, as well, but
I am now wondering whether this was actually in the cast list.

It is certainly policy that although we occasionally hear from the
youngsters (such as Henry and Keira at the moment), they are not
credited, the children are recorded separately and do not go to the
studio. Often these children are selected simply because they are known
to the production team. Some time in their teens a young actor is
assigned to the character, they then act in the studio with other actors
and they start being credited.

Ben and Ruairi were born the same year, so it would not be surprising if
they are both cast around the same time.
Ben Archer was born 15/03/2002, current age 16.
Ruairi Donovan was born 14/11/2002, current age 15.
Geraldine is the women running Lower Loxley isn't she?
Yes
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Serena Blanchflower
2018-10-27 19:49:16 UTC
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It is certainly policy that although we occasionally hear from the
youngsters (such as Henry and Keira at the moment), they are not
credited, the children are recorded separately and do not go to the
studio. Often these children are selected simply because they are known
to the production team. Some time in their teens a young actor is
assigned to the character, they then act in the studio with other actors
and they start being credited.
I was listening to an audiobook[1] recently, which was read by Jane
Collingwood, daughter of a certain Charles, who started her career as a
radio drama actress playing 5-year-old Emma Carter, in TA.


[1] Northanger Abbey by... Val McDermid. A 21st century pastiche of
the Jane Austen version and enormous fun.
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Best wishes, Serena
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Nick Odell
2018-10-28 09:23:20 UTC
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It is certainly policy that although we occasionally hear from the
youngsters (such as Henry and Keira at the moment), they are not
credited, the children are recorded separately and do not go to the
studio. Often these children are selected simply because they are
known to the production team. Some time in their teens a young actor
is assigned to the character, they then act in the studio with other
actors and they start being credited.
I was listening to an audiobook[1] recently, which was read by Jane
Collingwood, daughter of a certain Charles, who started her career as a
radio drama actress playing 5-year-old Emma Carter, in TA.
[1]  Northanger Abbey by... Val McDermid.  A 21st century pastiche of
the Jane Austen version and enormous fun.
Excuse my higgerince but is VMcD normally a writer of lighthearted crime
fiction? I've enjoyed the humour in the specially written Woman's Hour
serials but never actually read her crime thrillers because the
covers[1] imply a lot of grisly dismembering etc.

Nick
[1]If one wasn't supposed to judge a book by its cover why do the
publishers go to such lengths with their design?
Serena Blanchflower
2018-10-28 09:55:23 UTC
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It is certainly policy that although we occasionally hear from the
youngsters (such as Henry and Keira at the moment), they are not
credited, the children are recorded separately and do not go to the
studio. Often these children are selected simply because they are
known to the production team. Some time in their teens a young actor
is assigned to the character, they then act in the studio with other
actors and they start being credited.
I was listening to an audiobook[1] recently, which was read by Jane
Collingwood, daughter of a certain Charles, who started her career as
a radio drama actress playing 5-year-old Emma Carter, in TA.
[1]  Northanger Abbey by... Val McDermid.  A 21st century pastiche of
the Jane Austen version and enormous fun.
Excuse my higgerince but is VMcD normally a writer of lighthearted crime
fiction? I've enjoyed the humour in the specially written Woman's Hour
serials but never actually read her crime thrillers because the
covers[1] imply a lot of grisly dismembering etc.
Nick
[1]If one wasn't supposed to judge a book by its cover why do the
publishers go to such lengths with their design?
I don't think I'd describe her crime fiction as being exactly
lighthearted and there is a fair bit of pretty grisly dismembering[1]
etc. It is beautifully written though and done with a fairly light
touch, with a certain amount of humour and a greater amount of humanity.

I only started reading her books fairly recently; I think I had been put
off by rather the same impressions that you have of her books. I've
very much enjoyed them though.

[1] There's no dismembering though, grisly or otherwise, in Northanger
Abbey.
--
Best wishes, Serena
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they like, but if anyone says anything back, that is an outrage.
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Nick Odell
2018-10-28 10:30:38 UTC
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It is certainly policy that although we occasionally hear from the
youngsters (such as Henry and Keira at the moment), they are not
credited, the children are recorded separately and do not go to the
studio. Often these children are selected simply because they are
known to the production team. Some time in their teens a young actor
is assigned to the character, they then act in the studio with other
actors and they start being credited.
I was listening to an audiobook[1] recently, which was read by Jane
Collingwood, daughter of a certain Charles, who started her career as
a radio drama actress playing 5-year-old Emma Carter, in TA.
[1]  Northanger Abbey by... Val McDermid.  A 21st century pastiche of
the Jane Austen version and enormous fun.
Excuse my higgerince but is VMcD normally a writer of lighthearted
crime fiction? I've enjoyed the humour in the specially written
Woman's Hour serials but never actually read her crime thrillers
because the covers[1] imply a lot of grisly dismembering etc.
Nick
[1]If one wasn't supposed to judge a book by its cover why do the
publishers go to such lengths with their design?
I don't think I'd describe her crime fiction as being exactly
lighthearted and there is a fair bit of pretty grisly dismembering[1]
etc.  It is beautifully written though and done with a fairly light
touch, with a certain amount of humour and a greater amount of humanity.
I only started reading her books fairly recently; I think I had been put
off by rather the same impressions that you have of her books.  I've
very much enjoyed them though.
[1]  There's no dismembering though, grisly or otherwise, in Northanger
Abbey.
Thanks!

N.
Serena Blanchflower
2018-10-28 12:04:26 UTC
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It is certainly policy that although we occasionally hear from the
youngsters (such as Henry and Keira at the moment), they are not
credited, the children are recorded separately and do not go to the
studio. Often these children are selected simply because they are
known to the production team. Some time in their teens a young
actor is assigned to the character, they then act in the studio
with other actors and they start being credited.
I was listening to an audiobook[1] recently, which was read by Jane
Collingwood, daughter of a certain Charles, who started her career
as a radio drama actress playing 5-year-old Emma Carter, in TA.
[1]  Northanger Abbey by... Val McDermid.  A 21st century pastiche
of the Jane Austen version and enormous fun.
Excuse my higgerince but is VMcD normally a writer of lighthearted
crime fiction? I've enjoyed the humour in the specially written
Woman's Hour serials but never actually read her crime thrillers
because the covers[1] imply a lot of grisly dismembering etc.
Nick
[1]If one wasn't supposed to judge a book by its cover why do the
publishers go to such lengths with their design?
I don't think I'd describe her crime fiction as being exactly
lighthearted and there is a fair bit of pretty grisly dismembering[1]
etc.  It is beautifully written though and done with a fairly light
touch, with a certain amount of humour and a greater amount of humanity.
I only started reading her books fairly recently; I think I had been
put off by rather the same impressions that you have of her books.
I've very much enjoyed them though.
[1]  There's no dismembering though, grisly or otherwise, in
Northanger Abbey.
Thanks!
N.
I should add, perhaps, that the Karen Pirie books are rather less grisly
than the Tony Hill / Karen Jordan ones. The latter are particularly
gruesome because they deal with particularly nasty serial killers.

The first Val McDermid book I read though was the first Tony Hill book
and I was hooked despite the grisly bits.
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Best wishes, Serena
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Nick Odell
2018-10-28 12:26:54 UTC
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It is certainly policy that although we occasionally hear from the
youngsters (such as Henry and Keira at the moment), they are not
credited, the children are recorded separately and do not go to
the studio. Often these children are selected simply because they
are known to the production team. Some time in their teens a young
actor is assigned to the character, they then act in the studio
with other actors and they start being credited.
I was listening to an audiobook[1] recently, which was read by Jane
Collingwood, daughter of a certain Charles, who started her career
as a radio drama actress playing 5-year-old Emma Carter, in TA.
[1]  Northanger Abbey by... Val McDermid.  A 21st century pastiche
of the Jane Austen version and enormous fun.
Excuse my higgerince but is VMcD normally a writer of lighthearted
crime fiction? I've enjoyed the humour in the specially written
Woman's Hour serials but never actually read her crime thrillers
because the covers[1] imply a lot of grisly dismembering etc.
Nick
[1]If one wasn't supposed to judge a book by its cover why do the
publishers go to such lengths with their design?
I don't think I'd describe her crime fiction as being exactly
lighthearted and there is a fair bit of pretty grisly dismembering[1]
etc.  It is beautifully written though and done with a fairly light
touch, with a certain amount of humour and a greater amount of humanity.
I only started reading her books fairly recently; I think I had been
put off by rather the same impressions that you have of her books.
I've very much enjoyed them though.
[1]  There's no dismembering though, grisly or otherwise, in
Northanger Abbey.
Thanks!
N.
I should add, perhaps, that the Karen Pirie books are rather less grisly
than the Tony Hill / Karen Jordan ones.  The latter are particularly
gruesome because they deal with particularly nasty serial killers.
That rather chimes with the Posy Simmonds interview in the Grauniad
yesterday:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/oct/27/posy-simmonds-cassandra-darke-graphic-novel-interview

- well, in part it does.

Maybe.
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The first Val McDermid book I read though was the first Tony Hill book
and I was hooked despite the grisly bits.
Nick
DavidK
2018-10-28 19:10:27 UTC
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It is certainly policy that although we occasionally hear from
the youngsters (such as Henry and Keira at the moment), they are
not credited, the children are recorded separately and do not go
to the studio. Often these children are selected simply because
they are known to the production team. Some time in their teens a
young actor is assigned to the character, they then act in the
studio with other actors and they start being credited.
I was listening to an audiobook[1] recently, which was read by
Jane Collingwood, daughter of a certain Charles, who started her
career as a radio drama actress playing 5-year-old Emma Carter, in
TA.
[1]  Northanger Abbey by... Val McDermid.  A 21st century pastiche
of the Jane Austen version and enormous fun.
Excuse my higgerince but is VMcD normally a writer of lighthearted
crime fiction? I've enjoyed the humour in the specially written
Woman's Hour serials but never actually read her crime thrillers
because the covers[1] imply a lot of grisly dismembering etc.
Nick
[1]If one wasn't supposed to judge a book by its cover why do the
publishers go to such lengths with their design?
I don't think I'd describe her crime fiction as being exactly
lighthearted and there is a fair bit of pretty grisly
dismembering[1] etc.  It is beautifully written though and done with
a fairly light touch, with a certain amount of humour and a greater
amount of humanity.
I only started reading her books fairly recently; I think I had been
put off by rather the same impressions that you have of her books.
I've very much enjoyed them though.
[1]  There's no dismembering though, grisly or otherwise, in
Northanger Abbey.
Thanks!
N.
I should add, perhaps, that the Karen Pirie books are rather less
grisly than the Tony Hill / Karen Jordan ones.  The latter are
particularly gruesome because they deal with particularly nasty serial
killers.
That rather chimes with the Posy Simmonds interview in the Grauniad
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/oct/27/posy-simmonds-cassandra-darke-graphic-novel-interview
- well, in part it does.
Maybe.
Post by Serena Blanchflower
The first Val McDermid book I read though was the first Tony Hill book
and I was hooked despite the grisly bits.
Nick
Thank you, I've put Northanger Abbey on my maybe-booklist but I notice
that it received very mixed reviews on amazon; can you suggest why? I
exjoyed the Daziel and Pascoe version of Sanditon; (OK, it departed
quite a lot, but Sanditon was unfinished so more licence was possible).
Serena Blanchflower
2018-10-28 20:05:36 UTC
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It is certainly policy that although we occasionally hear from
the youngsters (such as Henry and Keira at the moment), they are
not credited, the children are recorded separately and do not go
to the studio. Often these children are selected simply because
they are known to the production team. Some time in their teens
a young actor is assigned to the character, they then act in the
studio with other actors and they start being credited.
I was listening to an audiobook[1] recently, which was read by
Jane Collingwood, daughter of a certain Charles, who started her
career as a radio drama actress playing 5-year-old Emma Carter,
in TA.
[1]  Northanger Abbey by... Val McDermid.  A 21st century
pastiche of the Jane Austen version and enormous fun.
Excuse my higgerince but is VMcD normally a writer of lighthearted
crime fiction? I've enjoyed the humour in the specially written
Woman's Hour serials but never actually read her crime thrillers
because the covers[1] imply a lot of grisly dismembering etc.
Nick
[1]If one wasn't supposed to judge a book by its cover why do the
publishers go to such lengths with their design?
I don't think I'd describe her crime fiction as being exactly
lighthearted and there is a fair bit of pretty grisly
dismembering[1] etc.  It is beautifully written though and done
with a fairly light touch, with a certain amount of humour and a
greater amount of humanity.
I only started reading her books fairly recently; I think I had
been put off by rather the same impressions that you have of her
books. I've very much enjoyed them though.
[1]  There's no dismembering though, grisly or otherwise, in
Northanger Abbey.
Thanks!
N.
I should add, perhaps, that the Karen Pirie books are rather less
grisly than the Tony Hill / Karen Jordan ones.  The latter are
particularly gruesome because they deal with particularly nasty
serial killers.
Oops, that should have been Carol Jordan, not Karen. Sorry about that.
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That rather chimes with the Posy Simmonds interview in the Grauniad
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/oct/27/posy-simmonds-cassandra-darke-graphic-novel-interview
- well, in part it does.
Maybe.
Post by Serena Blanchflower
The first Val McDermid book I read though was the first Tony Hill
book and I was hooked despite the grisly bits.
Nick
Thank you, I've put Northanger Abbey on my maybe-booklist but I notice
that it received very mixed reviews on amazon; can you suggest why? I
exjoyed the Daziel and Pascoe version of Sanditon; (OK, it departed
quite a lot, but Sanditon was unfinished so more licence was possible).
Having had a quick look on Amazon, it looks as if quite a few people had
expected it to be more in Val McDermid's normal style or, perhaps, to
have more the feel of a regency novel. They didn't seem keen on the
modern teen style. To a degree, it's a pastiche of modern teen
literature, such as the Twilight books, as it is of Jane Austen.

I certainly found myself getting very irritated with Cat(herine) Morland
while she was at Northanger - as I did with the Jane Austen version as
well. That didn't stop me enjoying the book overall though.
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Best wishes, Serena
I stayed up all night to see where the sun went, and then it dawned on me.
krw
2018-11-04 14:19:16 UTC
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Editor    :    Alison Hindell
Warning, warning.

The credits issued with this morning's podcast name Jeremy Howe as the
editor responsible for what was delivered to our ears. I originally
predicted mid October so at least one source seems to think it was
today. Anyway we now know whom to blame.
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Kosmo Richard W
www.travelswmw.whitnet.uk
https://tinyurl.com/KRWpics
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