Tag Archives: Dorothy L. Sayers

Busman’s Honeymoon (1937) by Dorothy L Sayers

This is my second entry for Rich’s monthly Crimes of the Century challenge, which he hosts at his blog Past Offences. This is a book I have been keen to re-read since last month when I talked about it for … Continue reading

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Dorothy L Sayers’ Quiz Answers

Last Friday I posed an unusual quiz based around Sayers’ opinions on various writers and their works, not all of which were that complimentary. To have a go at the quiz click here. To find out the answers read on. … Continue reading

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Taking Detective Stories Seriously: The Collected Crime Reviews of Dorothy L Sayers (2017)

Source: Tippermuir Books Limited (Review Copy) I am aware that my next book up for review was supposed to be Ione Montgomery’s The Golden Dress (1940), but on Tuesday I received this book. I thought I might have a quick … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night Bloggers: Sayers and Love

Over the past few weeks I have looked at the inclusion of romance and love in mystery fiction positively on the whole. In my first post I did a brief survey into how love features in Agatha Christie’s work – … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night Bloggers: Favourite Sleuthing Couples

This week I decided to look at sleuthing couples in crime fiction, as part of this month’s Tuesday Night Blogger theme, love. I think for most readers many of my choices won’t be surprising, but I guess one of the … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night Bloggers: Romance on the Big Screen

This month the Tuesday Night Bloggers are exploring love and its variation, as well as its consequences in crime fiction. Last week I delved into mostly golden age detective fiction to examine what suspects and criminals do in the name … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night Bloggers: First Encounters

To kick the year off the Tuesday Night Bloggers are looking at crime fiction firsts this month. Already we have had posts looking at the origins of detective fiction, John Dickson Carr’s Dr Fell series and J. J. Connington’s first … Continue reading

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Book of the Month (December 2016) and Final Round Up

2016 is soon about to draw to a close and for me it feels like this year has gone past really quickly. Though having said that it seems I have had more time for reading this year looking at the … Continue reading

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Book of the Month: September 2016

This month’s reads have featured a return to a lot of familiar faces as I began the month with Henry Wade’s The Verdict of You All (1926) and continued my exploration of Molly Thynne’s work reading The Case of Sir … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night Bloggers: Children in Crime – Week 3

It is that time of the week again where the Tuesday Night Bloggers’ meet, to share their thoughts on old favourites or bêtes noires and this month’s theme is children in crime, be they innocent bystanders, comical assistants or the … Continue reading

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