Book review: Detective Daniel Hawthorne series

02 Feb 2022
By Ellie M., Post-grad at University of Glasgow

We’re starting something new here on The Common Room, and that’s book reviews. Student writer Ellie M kicks it off below with a review of the three-book Detective Daniel Hawthorne series.

One bright, spring, London morning, Diana Cowper walks into a funeral parlour to arrange her own funeral. That afternoon, she is found dead; murdered. And so begins the perplexing antics of Detective Daniel Hawthorne, and the Dr Watson of the story, Anthony Horowitz.
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Crafter, casual gamer, and future forest ranger. I'm Ellie and I graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2021 with a degree in Film Studies and Theatre. I grew up in rural Aberdeenshire and am still trying to figure this ‘adult’ thing out.