Tag Archives: Gladys Mitchell

Book of the Month: April 2017

It is that time of the month again where I take a look at the books I have read from my everlasting TBR pile. I  managed 12 books this month (well technically 13 but I’ll be putting that review up … 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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Here Comes the Chopper (1946) by Gladys Mitchell

Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Any Other Weapon My reads with Mitchell have often been mixed. Some I thought very good (I won’t dare mention them as it’ll only upset JJ) and some which were plain awful and boring. Rereads … 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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Come Away Death (1937) by Gladys Mitchell

Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Camera Decided to have another look at Gladys Mitchell’s work on the blog today and this week Mrs Bradley is travelling in and around Greece and throughout the book the world of the ancient Greeks … Continue reading

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When Last I Died (1941) by Gladys Mitchell

Vintage Mystery Scavenger Hunt Item: Moon It has been ages since I have read a novel by Gladys Mitchell. Her output is mixed to say the least in terms of quality, with her bizarre combination of characters, settings and events … 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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Emotions in Golden Age Detective Fiction

Spoiler Warning: For the following novels crucial information concerning the killers is mentioned: Christie’s Evil Under the Sun, The Murder at the Vicarage, The Mysterious Affair at Styles, Peril at End House and Death on the Nile, Margery Allingham’s Dancers … Continue reading

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