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Otter Perry ottertee at
Sun Jan 23 01:12:30 EST 2005

On Saturday, January 22, 2005, at 11:46 AM, HSchinske at wrote:

> In a message dated 1/21/2005 1:37:09 AM Pacific Standard Time, Kyla 
> Tornheim writes:
> The one sort of book I'd really like to have a memory wipe for is
> mysteries, the kind where the solution is so brilliant and sudden and
> fabulous that you'll never get that flash of "oh my GOD that is so 
> cool"
> again, because you know it's coming, because it's so cool that you
> remember it. My major example of this is Jonathan Gash's _The Judas 
> Pair_.
> Oh, I have that. I can often read mysteries four or five times before 
> I remember forever afterwards who dun it. I think it even worked on 
> _Trent's Last Case_, but I won't swear to that one.

Did it work for _The Murder of Roger Akroyd_?


There is no point in being Irish if you don't understand
that the world is going to break your heart someday.

                             - Daniel Patrick Moynihan
                                on the assassination of John F Kennedy

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