I find it amusing that in the last review by Walter he acts as if only a few were hating his book, while every single review on the book (besides his \"modest\" three stars) are extremely negative. Just another example of the drivel that is pumped out into the world these days.
This was an uninteresting book, I did not like it at all. Hard to read, very hard. And it wasn't even like it was hard to read because it was an old book. It was hard to read because it was poorly written. The sentences did not flow right and were awkward. It was almost if a translator had done a very poor job or that the author's native language was not English. I was a little disappointed because I usually like what Maddie reviews. Oh ,well. There are far better books to read.
Nine different people are suspected of the murder and each of them have a good motive for doing so. The book was so cleverly written that I found myself suspecting each character throughout the book. I find it very hard to believe that the other reviewer had it "pinned from the start." The end came as a surprise, yet was not cheesy or corny. I only have two problems with the book. The first is that the title is pretty much unrelated. The Moving Finger is a very random title. The second is that there are a lot of errors in the book, but I can handle that. Overall, a good mystery.
A short story that takes ten seconds to read, yet it is filled with such beautuful words on marriage, love, unfaithfulness and the old lady's box of dead roses. A lovely story that you should read. It will only take ten seconds.