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Melfort, Saskatchewan, Canada
I am a lawyer in Melfort, Saskatchewan, Canada who enjoys reading, especially mysteries. Since 2000 I have been writing personal book reviews. This blog includes my reviews, information on and interviews with authors and descriptions of mystery bookstores I have visited. I strive to review all Saskatchewan mysteries. Other Canadian mysteries are listed under the Rest of Canada. As a lawyer I am always interested in legal mysteries. I have a separate page for legal mysteries. Occasionally my reviews of legal mysteries comment on the legal reality of the mystery. You can follow the progression of my favourite authors with up to 15 reviews. Each year I select my favourites in "Bill's Best of ----". As well as current reviews I am posting reviews from 2000 to 2011. Below my most recent couple of posts are the posts of Saskatchewan mysteries I have reviewed alphabetically by author. If you only want a sentence or two description of the book and my recommendation when deciding whether to read the book look at the bold portion of the review. If you would like to email me the link to my email is on the profile page.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

39. – 89.) Judgment in Jerusalem by Pnina Lahav - A biography of Israeli Chief Justice, Simon Agranat, whose life almost spanned the 20th Century and whose legal/judicial career started in the British Mandate and reached past the Yom Kippur war. An intellectual judge who dealt with all the critical issues in the first 30 years of Israel's history.

38. – 88.) One Palestine, Complete by Tom Segev - A detailed discussion of the history of Arab, Jewish and British relationships during the period of the British Mandate from 1917 - 1948. Conflict between Jews and Arabs has been a full century problem.

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