The Franchise AffairBook - 2009
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multcolib_hillsdale Dec 29, 2013
This Scottish-born novelist was known as “the mystery writer non-mystery readers most loved.” Rejecting the usual conventions of the whodunit, she penned crime novels that were literate, witty, and atypical. Published in 1948, The Franchise Affair, one of her most acclaimed books, tells about two... Read More »
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Tomes have been written trying to define the criminal, but it is a very simple definition after all. The criminal is a person who makes the satisfaction of his own immediate personal wants the mainspring of his actions. You can’t cure him of his egotism, but you can make the indulgence of it not worth his while. Or almost not worth his while.
Kevin’s idea of prison reform, Robert remembered, was deportation to a penal colony. An island community where everyone worked hard. This was not a reform for the benefit of the prisoners.
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