When I first met Christopher Abbott online, he and I hit it off immediately, and after a couple of interviews, I knew that this was a writer destined for the top of the pile. Naturally, I jumped at the chance to read his debut novel; Sir Laurence Dies.
When reading Sir Laurance Dies, you would be forgiven for thinking that you had stumbled into the world of Christie, a Poirot mystery of the highest calibre. It does not take long however for Abbott finds his feet. A unique voice is born and by the time the novel ended, I was sold. This voice is one I cannot wait to hear again.
The plot, as a murder mystery novel should do, begins with a murder. Sir Laurance, as the name suggests, dies in rather dubious circumstances. It falls upon the intelligent shoulders or new super sleuth Dr. Pieter Straay, and the…
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