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It was a solecism of the very worst kind. He sneezed loudly, wetly, and quite unforgivably into the woman's face.
– A Great Deliverance by Elizabeth George. This is the first mystery in her series featuring Inspector Linley.
I admit I had to look up "solecism" because I had only ever heard the term used to describe a grammatical mistake. I learned that solecism can also mean a breach of good manners.
I collected several Inspector Linley books from garage and library sales this summer, based on nothing more than watching one Linley BBC episode and hearing good things. I'm excited to finally start the books!