That’s P.D. James for ya, courtesy of the Queens Public Library. I thought perhaps a classic murder mystery by a master of the genre would feed my jones for plots, but this book felt much too classic (murderous Catholics in rotting ivy-covered buildings) and didn’t get going fast enough to sustain my interest for more than 60 pages.
Welcome to my site — I'm glad you're here. I’m a writer, editor, translator, traveler, web designer, photographer, critic, storytelling consultant, and social entrepreneur. I’ve published two novels and a book of film criticism, launched Germany's first online literary journal, founded the writers' community Fictionaut, and started West Africa's first vegetarian food service. I graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a Ph.D. in English. I've lived in New York City, New Orleans, Mississippi, Wiesbaden, Germany, and the Dominican Republic, and currently divide my time between Dakar and Berlin.