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Books and profile for Andrew Taylor

The Ashes of London by Andrew Taylor

‘The Ashes of London’ is a historical fiction murder mystery by Andrew Taylor set in 1666 around the time of the great fire of London. This was also a time of political turmoil. Charles II is on the throne after … Continue reading

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The Office of the Dead by Andrew Taylor

‘The Office of the Dead’ is the third book in Andrew Taylor’s Roth Trilogy and takes place in the 1950s with the second book – ‘The Judgement of Strangers’ set in the 1970s and the first book – ‘The Four … Continue reading

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The Silent Boy by Andrew Taylor

‘The Silent Boy’ (which is also published as ‘Silent Wounds’) is such an excellent book. Andrew Taylor just gets better and better with each book. Edward Savill (who we met in Taylor’s previous novel – ‘The Scent of Death’) is … Continue reading

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The Judgement of Strangers by Andrew Taylor

‘The Judgement of Strangers’ is the second book in Andrew Taylor’s Roth Trilogy. The first book is ‘The Four Last Things’ and the third is ‘The Office of the Dead’. I am reading them in order and have found that … Continue reading

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The Four Last Things by Andrew Taylor

‘The Four Last Things’ is the first book in Andrew Taylor’s Roth trilogy. The other two books in the trilogy are ‘The Judgement of Strangers’ and ‘The Office of the Dead’. A few months ago when I was reading about … Continue reading

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Andrew Taylor Profile and Books

Andrew Taylor was born in 1951 and grew up in the Fen country of East Anglia where he attended the King’s School at Ely and Woodbridge School. He then went on to Emmanual College Cambridge to read English followed by … Continue reading

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The American Boy by Andrew Taylor

‘The American Boy’ is a complex saga, mixing history and fiction and reflecting the atmosphere that existed in England at the time (1819-1820). The young Edgar Allen (Poe) is the American boy and while not a central figure, he appears … Continue reading

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The Scent of Death by Andrew Taylor

It is 1778 and the American War of independence is raging. New York is held by the loyalists but blockaded by the rebels and the French, so that it has turned into a wasteland of starving and freezing people. Edward … Continue reading

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