Book Review: Death of a Typographer


"There are many novels about bookshops, rather fewer about collectors of rare books, and almost none about book design. This final category has now been bulked out a little with Death of a Typographer by Nick Gadd (published by Arden), a playful crime thriller about the world of typography. Set largely in Melbourne, Australia, but with sidesteps to Nepal, Peru, London, Naples, and Amsterdam, the plot revolves around the murder of a printer and the murky search for the perfect typeface."

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