Tag Archives: Christianna Brand

601st Blogging Milestone Reached!

So, yeah, this was supposed to be my 600th post, but unfortunately my zeal to sign up for Bev’s latest 2018 reading challenge meant I forgot I was supposed to post this post first. Oops! So instead this is my … Continue reading

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Suddenly at His Residence (1947) by Christianna Brand

So this week there is not just one review from Christianna Brand’s work, but two! This one is the classic country house murder mystery, set during World War 2. We are even given a family tree and told that out … Continue reading

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Death in High Heels (1941) by Christianna Brand

It has been quite a long time since I have read a book by Christianna Brand and I’m fairly sure this is my first time reviewing her on the blog. Based on her own work experiences at the time she … 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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The Verdict of Us All: The Author You Wish Had Written One More Book…

Inspired by the panel discussions at the last Bodies from the Library conference (held at the British Library), I decided it would a great idea to have some such discussions on the blog, with a panel comprised of some of … Continue reading

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Gender and Representation in British ‘Golden Age’ Crime Fiction (2016) by Megan Hoffman

Source: Review Copy (Palgrave Macmillan) Not only is there a rise in the reprinting of golden age detective novels these days, but there is also a rise in the number of books coming out which seek to analyse such works, … Continue reading

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