Tag Archives: Anthony Berkeley

A Puzzle in Poison (1938) by Anthony Berkeley

This is my first new to me Berkeley novel in quite a while. I love his work as Francis Iles; Malice Aforethought (1931) and Before the Fact (1932), but I have had a more mixed experience with his Berkeley novels, … Continue reading

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Book of the Month: October 2016

Last month had a lot of good reads but I think there was one which definitely stole the show and it should come as no surprise that October’s book of the month was Anthony Horowitz’s Magpie Murders (2016). It has … Continue reading

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The Poisoned Chocolates Case (1929) by Anthony Berkeley

Source: Review Copy (British Library) This year I have reread quite a few mysteries, but today’s reread is one with a difference, well two differences really, that of including two additional chapters – one written in 1979 by Christianna Brand … Continue reading

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A Poor Outing in Hitchcock’s Suspicion (1941)

Having read Francis’ Iles brilliant book, Before the Fact (1932), I was interested to see how Hitchcock adapted it and conveniently it was released in this month’s chosen year for Past Offences Monthly Challenge, 1941. ‘Some women give birth to … Continue reading

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