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PostPosted: Fri 23 Oct , 2020 11:03 am 
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Who has discovered the excellent Rivers of London series by Ben Aaronovitch? A junior police constable thinks he sees a ghost at night in Covent Garden and a suave observer introduces himself.

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PostPosted: Fri 23 Oct , 2020 11:11 am 
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What's the name of the first book in the series? I'll reserve it from my library...

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PostPosted: Fri 23 Oct , 2020 11:27 am 
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The first one is called The Rivers of London and that is used to group
the subsequent titles in the series. It has a big fan base now.

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PostPosted: Fri 23 Oct , 2020 11:27 am 
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Oooo, I love that series! Haven’t read it in ages though and I think at least 1, if not 2 new books have come out since I read it last. Going to have to give it a reread.

I think Din enjoys them as well, if you want to give him a poke to get back here :poke:

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PostPosted: Fri 23 Oct , 2020 12:13 pm 
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Odd - my library has many books in the series but not the first one.

I'll try my local book shop - from your description it sounds like something I would like.

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PostPosted: Fri 23 Oct , 2020 2:02 pm 
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You need to read them in order as there is a narrative sequence in many of them. The graphic novels are minor interludes that can be enjoyed in any order after the first couple of books are under your belt.

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PostPosted: Mon 26 Oct , 2020 9:50 pm 
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So this is confusing - my book came in and it's actually a graphic novel. It's called "Body Work" but it was listed as Book #1.

I've scrolled through all the results but there isn't anything just called "Rivers of London". The other possibility is "Midnight Riot", which is also listed as Book #1. :scratch:

Will I spoil anything if I go ahead and read Body Work first?

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PostPosted: Tue 27 Oct , 2020 4:23 am 
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Kindle tools me that Midnight Riot was the first book. I wanted to see if they'd do the thing where they give you the first book in the series for free or at very cheap, but no.

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PostPosted: Sun 01 Nov , 2020 8:42 pm 
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I'm half-way through Midnight Riot and I've already ordered Moon Over Soho. The series looks promising.

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