Tag Archives: Country House Murder

The Case of the April Fools (1933) by Christopher Bush

This is book 9 in the Ludovic Travers series and was given to me by my Secret Santa this Christmas. I had a rocky start with Bush when I first tried his work with The Case of the Platinum Blonde … Continue reading

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A Class War in Murder Included (1950) by Joanna Cannan

Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Object of any other colour One of the great things about the monthly challenge run at Past Offences is that you can end up reading books from authors you have never heard of before or … Continue reading

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Unstable Masculinity and a Country House Murder in Philip Macdonald’s The Rasp (1924)

Source: Review Copy Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Telephone I had heard of Philip Macdonald in relation to films but until this book I had not read any of his novels. The Rasp (1924), has a brilliant opening chapter where … Continue reading

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