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About meI am a retired Foreign Service Officer, an economist, a Quaker living in an old farmhouse in Washington state. I have lived in Guyana, East Germany, Zambia, Kyrgyzstan, India, Ukraine, Nigeria and Tajikistan. Besides books I collect and wear vintage clothing especially 1940s suits and I like alt country/Americana music. I have a Basset Hound named Henrietta, or Hetty for short and a Great Dane named Cora. I have recently acquired a kitten named Oscar.

About my libraryHeavy on mysteries, I especially like older mysteries from the 1920-50s and also modern mysteries set in those times. I also have lots of classics and modern literature, with special fondness for WWII fiction, naval adventure, books set in the British Empire. My non-fiction is more eclectic-history biography, travel, cooking, birds, leftish politics, theology. My ratings skew high because to try to keep my collection manageable, I give away books unless I can't bear to.

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Favorite authorsCharlotte Armstrong, James P. Blaylock, John le Carré, Sarah Caudwell, Agatha Christie, Douglas Clark, Robertson Davies, E. M. Delafield, Dorothy Dunnett, Stanley Ellin, Melanie Falick, J. G. Farrell, Alan Furst, Robert Goddard, Jane Haddam, Reginald Hill, Susan Howatch, Shirley Jackson, Stephen King, Emma Lathen, John D. MacDonald, Ross Macdonald, Michael Malone, Tim Powers, Phil Rickman, Matt Ruff, Dorothy L. Sayers, Mary Stewart, Rex Stout, Mike Tidwell, Anthony Trollope, Connie Willis (Shared favorites)

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