Sunday, February 21, 2010

Book Review: Who Killed Dave by Linda Cockburn

Who Killed Dave?

Linda from Living the Good Life had a book give away on her blog. You had to read her book and within 8 weeks post a review on your blog. Now, it has been more than 8 weeks (sorry Linda).

Who Killed Dave?

Dave and his dog, Bundy, are the most disliked neighbours in Kaos Court. When Dave died in mysterious circumstances and the finger pointed at the residents of Kaos Court, they start pointing the finger at each other. Robyn is the main suspect according to a TV poll. The more Robyn tries to find out what went on that night, the more trouble she seems to find herself in!.....

It's a funny book but if menage-a-trois, tarot, phone sex and swearing easily offends you, it might not be a book for you (certainly not for young readers - I had to shoo my 9YO away a number of times when she tried to find out what I was laughing at).

I enjoyed reading it but I don't think it is a book I would necessarily have bought as I tend to read more non-fiction. I did love Linda's first book, Living the Good Life, as it is more the type of book I like to read. It is about her journey of living sustainably on a suburban block for 6 months, not spending any money except for bills. They grew what they could and bartered for the rest. I loved the fact that there are tips on how to harvest and cook snails, as well as their nutritional value! No, I don't think I could eat a snail no matter how much garlic was on it (LOL).

Thank you Linda for sending me the book....:)


Cloudia said...

Thanks & Aloha, Friend!

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Lynne said...

Probably not my kind of book!

In France, on a 18-35 trip many years ago, WM and I got to eat many people's snails - they just wouldn't try them! Sound familiar?