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A Question of Proof

A Question of Proof by Nicholas Blake (Harper and Brothers, 1935); audiobook read by Kris Dyer (Bolinda, 2015) As much middling school story as murder mystery, the untangling of which rarely stirs the reader beyond mild interest. Poetry-quoting gentleman detective Nigel Strangeways elevates the story but makes his appearance late and lacks a sidekick to unpick his seemingly capricious actions.…