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Tag Archives: Freeman Wills Crofts
Ever keen to try something new, the Tuesday Night Bloggers have gone for a different type of theme this month: the letter A. Be it a book title, author, country or a more abstract theme; it all goes, as long … Continue reading
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
Double Death: An Exercise in Detection (1939) by Dorothy L. Sayers, Freeman Wills Crofts, Valentine Williams, F. Tennyson Jesse, Anthony Armstrong and David Hume
This is my second round robin novel of the year, the first being the wonderful The Sinking Admiral (2016). This is not another Detection Club effort, though it is erroneously sometimes said to be one, as not all the writers … Continue reading
‘Who would be a detective?’ Two thirds of the way through The Hog’s Back Mystery (1933), Inspector French asks this very question, and as the reader, I couldn’t help agreeing, having had to observe Inspector French’s thorough and mind dulling … Continue reading
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