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The Spectrum of English Murder: The Detective Fiction of Henry Lancelot Aubrey-Fletcher and G. D. H. and Margaret Cole (2015) by Curtis Evans

Although I am a keen reader of Curtis Evans’ excellent blog, The Passing Tramp, this is the first time I have read one of his publications. An oversight indeed! The book I am reading by Evans’ today, was based on … Continue reading

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The Crystal Beads Murder (1930) begun by Annie Haynes, Finished by Author Unknown

‘It’s no joke having a man murdered at the back of your own garden.’ Source: Review Copy As I mentioned in my first post on Annie’s Haynes: The Man with the Dark Beard (1928), her writing career was cut short … Continue reading

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Freeman Wills Crofts’ Antidote to Venom (1938)

Being an avid reader of Golden Age crime fiction I’ve come across a wide range of settings: from trains, planes and automobiles to archaeological digs, theatres, country houses, breweries, safaris, colleges and even toy shops, but Antidote to Venom is … Continue reading

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