John Bartlett

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MELROSE MOUNTJOY & the case of the floating penguins part 2

MELROSE MOUNTJOY & the case of the floating penguins part 2

By on May 1, 2012 in Melrose Mountjoy | 1 comment

Melrose always had difficulty understanding police humour; not dissimilar to that shared by undertakers, ambos and all those other heroes on the frontlines of human tragedy. Compensatory humour he guessed. Melrose was  more of a ‘play on words’ man himself, something a bit a la Pete and Dud and especially Spike Milligan, one of his definite all-time heroes. What...

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Melrose Mountjoy and the Case of the Floating Penguins

Melrose Mountjoy and the Case of the Floating Penguins

By on Feb 9, 2012 in Melrose Mountjoy | 1 comment

The Case of the Floating Penguins … the first of the Melrose Mountjoy private detective series. Part 1: A body that’s been floating in the river for a couple of days is no pretty sight and all the indications were that this body hadn’t even been pretty to start with. Don’t believe dear reader that Melrose Mountjoy was a frivolous man easily influenced by beauty or...

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All Mortal Flesh

By on Jan 25, 2012 in Books, Gallery | 0 comments

All Mortal Flesh is a collection of stories which explore and navigate the reader through the frailties and quirkiness of the human condition. ‘The hallmark of these stories is their compassionate lack of sentimentality. They have the sophisticated smoothness of a writer who is in command of his art. There is a raw honesty about them that never degenerates into...

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